By R. de L. Furtado
New Delhi: Dhoomimal Ramchand
pp. 23 + 49 plates
Covers Amrita Sher-Gil, George Keyt and M. F. Husain with 16 tipped-in plates by each and frontispiece by Keyt.
Large, elusive hardback with atorn dustjacket
Size 13.5 x 10 inches
MODERN ART IN INDIA
By Ajit Mookerjee
Calcutta: Oxford Book & Stationery Co.
pp. 137 with 48 plates, mostly in colour
A study of Rabindranath Tagore, Jamini Roy, M. F. Husain, Sunil Madhav Sen, M. B. Samant and Sudha Mookerjee with reproductions of hand-written statements by each artist [except Tagore].
Hardcover / 11 x 9 inches
A very fine copy
INDIA AND MODERN ART
By W. G. ARCHER
London: George Allen & Unwin
pp. 144 with notes, sources and index + 61 illustrations on plates printed on glazed paper.
Has chapters on George Keyt, Amrita Sher-Gil, Jamini Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, Abanindranath Tagore and E. B. Havell with a chapter on art and the British at the end of the 19th century in India.
Yellow cloth with a poor dustjacket. The book itself in excellent condition.
Size 10 x 7.5 inches
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