.New research on Indian art collecting, the history of which remains unpublished. .An exploration of the ways in which great works of art are brought to light. .A diverse array of images and research from top scholars in their respective fields.
The Bharanys, discerning and passionate art collectors, amassed a broad range of art that now resides in major museums both in India and abroad.
Their collection is striking in its diverse geographic range and array of mediums, as well as the way in which it brings to light largely undiscovered regional styles of painting.
In this volume, essays by leading experts in their fields showcase particular facets of the collections and the family's central role as 20th-Century Indian art collectors.
A stimulating treat for anyone interested in Indian art, the book will also be an eye-opener to those intrigued to learn how works of art are discovered, how great collections are put together, and how such works are appreciated and understood."