Himalayan Art Resources

Painting Main Page: Painting & Composition Types (Flat Art/Two-dimensional Art)

Painting Main Page | Art History Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Painting Description
- Aphorisms for Himalayan Art
- Painting Types Outline
- Painting Composition Outline
- Terminology & Classification of Style Names
- Contemporary Art
- Painting Styles Glossary
- Medium/Support
- Format: Size, Orientation & Sets
- Ground Colours
- Subject Types & Categories (Figurative, Narrative, Chart)
- Composition Types
- Painting Styles
- Inscriptions
- Aesthetics/authentication
- HAR Cataloguing Standard
- Confusions & Controversies
- Others...

The information here is primarily intended for portable scroll paintings and does not include or begin to address mural paintings which will be treated separately.

Jeff Watt 6-2010 [updated 11-2016, 5-2017]