World-renowned painter of Indian miniatures, B. G. Sharma, debuts his lifetime collection of Krishna art in this stunning, deluxe volume. Within the text, the artist's mastery and devotion are combined, depicting the magical life of Krishna. From herding cows to exquisite renderings of rasa-lila, the pastimes of Krishna are brought to life with the beauty and charm that only Sharma's unique style can portray.
Excerpts from classics such as the Bhagavat Purana and Gopal Champu accompany 180 paintings wonderfully illuminated by Swami Tripurari's poetic and captivating narrative.
This collector's edition is 208 pages, 13" x 12.5" and printed six-color on 110 lb. Japanese satin matte art paper. Each image is reproduced using a 200 line screen and individually varnished. The volume is hard back, covered in fine Japanese silk, gold stamped, and protected with a six-color french-fold jacket. Text includes four deluxe gate-folds displaying some of Sharma's greatest pieces in their entirety.
About BV Tripurari
Tripurari was born in 1949 in Teaneck, New Jersey. He devoted his youth to the pursuit of
transcendental knowledge and mystic experience. His lifetime of spiritual
practice and teaching has brought him notice in spiritual circles around the
world and earned the appreciation of scholars and practitioners alike. He has
been described as helping "scholars... apprehend more clearly the dynamic
nature of the Krsna consciousness movement.