Mauryan Art

December 17, 2013

Barhut and Sanchi Sculptures

After the crumbling of Mauryan dynasty, the Sungas and Kushans came to power in the North and the Satvahanas in the south. Their period marked the beginning of sculptural

December 17, 2013

Mauryan Sculpture

The Maurya period is marked by an impressive progress in the Indian sculpture. Dr. Ananda Coomarswamy differentiates the Mauryan sculptures into Court art and the Popular Art. The Court

January 9, 2012

Gandhara School of Art

The Gandhara School of art had also developed in first century AD along with Mathura School during reign of Kushana emperor Kanishka. Both Shakas and Kushanas were patrons of

January 9, 2012

Mathura School of Art

During the first century AD, Gandhara and Mathura School of Art flourished mainly during reign of Kushana emperor Kanishka. Mathura School had developed indigenously. The main traditional centre of