Sunday, 21 August 2011

The book was drenched

..... my curiosity (runs) high, and I wish to hear (more) about the true and untrue colours of water, mentioned by you.

...... the untrue colour of water resembles that of lapis lazuli. It is the effect of the reflexion of the sky in water. But the natural colour of water is seen in the falling down of water-falls; it resembles moonlight.”

The Vishnudharmottara

A treatise on Indian painting and Image-Making

Calcutta University Press 1928


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