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Beasts of India


FORMAT: Hardcover PRICE: £19.99 PAGES: 48 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 15/03/2018 ISBN: 9789383145584

Beasts of India

Kanchana Arni and Gita Wolf, illus by Various Artists, Various Arts

Tara Books

Here are India’s best-known beasts — tiger, elephant, deer, snake... rendered by a variety of folk and tribal artists. Each of their artistic traditions conceives of the beast in distinctive ways, as original in the imagining as it is in the rendering. This handmade book is individually screenprinted on handmade paper, making it a wonderful introduction to Indian painting styles is an art and book lover’s dream.

Selling points

  • Individually screen-printed by hand on handmade paper
  • Unusual, rich and rare bestiary
  • Illustrated by some of the finest tribal and folk artists from various regions of India
  • A unique introduction to diverse Indian indigenous art
  • Comes with a frameable original print
  • A veritable treat for art collectors
  • Beasts of India received the 2007 Silver Medal for Fine Art Reproductions from the Federation of European Screen Printers’ Associations, and was also declared the Best Book of April 2007 by the Ministry of Culture, Spain


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