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The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry

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The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: 1406825409
Number of pages: 186

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During the twentieth century, a certain type of Indian painting began to fascinate the West. It was a product of Hindu courts in Rajasthan and the Punjab Hills, its chief concern was with the varied phases of romance. In all these pictures, romantic love was treated as the highest good and physical passion was interpreted with a freshness and innocence unequalled in the world's art.

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