ISBN: 9788187107347 Pages: 175 Size: 305*335 mm Language: English Book Binding: Hardback/ Hardcover Format: HB Weight: 2300 gm.
About The Book
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 BG Sharma
Bhanwar lal Girdhari lal Sharma (B. G. Sharma) is an award winning painter from Rajasthan, India. He is famous for his miniature devotional paintings and his rejuvenation and popularization of classic Rajasthan art, including the Mughal, Kishangarh, and Kangra styles.
Sharma was born on 5 August 1924 in Nathdwara, a small town near Udaipur. Nathdwara is home to the Shrinathji Krishna temple complex, which supports an artists community. Sharma's family had been artists for generations.
Sharma has been exhibited internationally in London, Germany and the United States. The Shri B.G.Sharma Art Gallery in Udaipur contains an extensive collection of his works.
Former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, British monarch Queen Elizabeth II and former Australian Prime Minister Malcom Fraser all have commissioned portraits by Sharma.His various awards include India's National Art Award for Master Craftsman.