Palm Leaf Etchings of Orissa
Abhinav Publications, 1989 - Illumination of books and manuscripts, Indic - 144 pages
This Book Is On The Drawings In The Palmleaf Manuscripts Of Orissa Drawn By The Scribes-Artists Who; Had No Family Background Of Art, No Training From Any Teacher.These Drawings Are Not Drawn By Pen Or Pencil But Etched By The Help Of An Iron Needle Called Style On Dry Palmleaves.They Are Based On The Text Of The Manuscripts And The Artists Have Shown Their Individuality In Their Drawings. They Are Successful In Expressing Their Feelings Through A Few Lines, Which They Have Drawn Spontaneously, But Precisely Within A Limited Space Of One To Two Inches (Which Is The Breadth Of The Palmleaf).
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Oriya Manuscripts and Illustrations
Conventional Forms of Anatomy and Draperies
Classification of Artists
Craft in Art
Comparison to Other Regional Styles
Palm Leaf Illustrations Outside Orissa
Gadi Ghar or the Library
A Dying Art
List of Illustrations
Ajanta Amarusataka ANATOMY AND DRAPERIES Aniruddha artist has shown Balaram Banamala beautiful BODILY POSTURES body Brahmin breasts century character Chitra Chitrakala costume damsel dance decorated depicted Deva dhoti Draupadi drawings drawn dress dupatta Dushasana dynasty English translation erotic ETCHINGS OF ORISSA expression eyes face female figures FORMS OF ANATOMY Gadi Ghar Gita Govinda Gunjam hair hand handmaid head Hindu human illustrated manuscripts Jagannatha Kalanchi Kavyas Kayastha Keonjhar Kharavela king Kirtan Kirtan Madhuri Koili Konark Krupasindhu Janana lady Lavanyavati legs Mahabharata Moghul Mughal Nataka Orissa Orissan sculpture Oriya literature Oriya script ornaments palace PALM LEAF ETCHINGS palm leaf illustrations palm leaf manuscripts Patnaik poet R.N. Prusty Radha Radha and Krishna Raga Raja Rajasthani Raktaka Rama Ratha Rati Bandha Rupabheda Sarala Das scene script sexual congress Similarly sitting pose Siva stories style Sundari Tantra temple sculpture trees Unknown Upendra Bhanja Usha Ushabhilasa Ushaharan Vidagdha Vilasa village waist Yamadoot