Proceeding of The 10th Session of Indian Art History Congress (Tezpur, Assam: December 12, 2001): Medieval Art Of India (1000 A.D. To 1700 A.D.)

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Item Code: IDI643
Publisher: Indian Art History Congress
Author: C. P. Sinha, And U. K. Dwivedi
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 8175741309
Pages: 182 (Black & White Plats: 43)
Cover: Paperback
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Editor's Note

We feel great pleasure in presenting the proceedings of the 0th Session of the Indian Art History Congress to the scholarly World organized under the auspices of the Tezpur University, Assam on 28-29th December 2001 at Tezpur. The general theme of this Congress was 'Medieval Art of India from 1000 A. D. to 1700 A. D.

The Congress was inaugurated by Mr. C. D. Tripathi, I. A. S., Ex. Secretary to the President of India and Fellow, Indian Institute of advanced Studies, Shimal on 28th December, 2001. The noted art historian Prof. R. N. Mishra, Former Head of Department of Ancient Indian History, Jiwaji University, Gwalior and the General President of the Session presented the Presidential address on this occasion. Mr. C. K. Das, Chairman, Board of Revenue, Govt. of Assam was Guest of Honour. Dr. M. L. Nigam, Chairman, Indian Art History Congress released the Souvenir published on this occasion. Dr. R. C. Sharma, Former Director General, National Museum delivered the Prof. K. D. Bajpai Memorial Lecture during the congress on the theme entitled 'Fauna in Mathura Art'. At the outset Prof. P. Bhattacharya, vice-chancellor, Tezpur University welcomed the Guests and participants. Dr. R. D. Choudhury, General Secretary of the I. A. H. C. also addressed the inaugural session. Dr. Sunil Kumar Dutta, Local Secretary, Organising committee, Tezpur University proposed a vote of thanks.

We also take this opportunity to thank the Presidents of the various sessions namely Dr. S. S. Biswas, Prof. Birendranath Datta, Mr. K. N. Dikshit, Dr. B. L. Nagarach and Dr. S. K. Chakravarty, who took the responsibility of running the session smoothly.

The content of this proceeding are of considerable importance. We sincerely hope that this volume will be useful to scholars of Indology in general and art historian in particular.

Out heart-felt gratitude are due to the contributors whose learned papers have enriched the present volume. We must express our gratefulness to Dr. M. L. Nigam, Chairman and Dr. R. D. Choudhary, General Secretary of Indian Art History Congress for their immense interest in the publication of this volume.

Finally, we acknowledge our gratitude to Sri Sundeep Singhal of Sundeep Prakashan, New Delhi for timely publication of this volume.

Obituary: Professor B. P. Sinha (1919-2002)vii
A Word of the General Secretaryxi
General President's address - Studies on Indian Art:xiii
An Overview (Ancient India) - R. R. Mishraix
1A Famous Vaisnava Shrine of Sambalpur: Gopalji Temple
- P. K. Nayak
2Rare Synretistic Icons of Eastern India
- G. C. Chauley
3The Archaeological Remains at Kanvachala, Guwahati, Assam
- Paromita Das
4An Aspect of Brahmanical Religious Concept on the Basis of Ambari Sculpture, Guwahati
Indrani Choudhury
5Adbhutanatha Temple, Chittorgarh
- B. L. Nagarch
6Manjunatha, The God of Beauty and Art 43
-Y. Umanatha Shenoy27
7Medieval Jaina Art of Deogarh - An Overview47
- Maruti Nandan Tiwari, Shanti Swaroop Sinha
8Gaya: The Epicenter of Pala Art53
-Arvind Mahajan
9Three Outstanding Images of Nrsimha from Madhya Pradesh 59
-Manjushree Rao
10Sambara in the Art of Bihar67
- Bhagwant Sahai
11The Medieval Sculptures from Varanasi77
- Kamal Giri
12Mahabharata Paintings in Madhumalati83
- Veena Misra
13Visnu in Sculptural Art of Vijayanagara: A Dravidian Style89
- T. D. Muralidharan
14Tribal Art through the Ages97
- A. K . Chatterjee & Anjan Kr. Chatterjee
15Two Tenth Century Matrika Images111
- Gourisankar De
Late Prof. K. D. Bajpai Memorial Lecture - Fauna in Mathura Art 115
- R. C. Sharma
Annual Report of the General Secretary of Indian Art History Congress: Tezpur Session123
R. D. Choudhury
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