Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Composition - Grouped Figures & Registers

Four Composition Types

Of the four types of composition in Himalayan style art, the first of these with grouped figures and registers along with the Register style Composition were the early and dominant composition style lasting from approximately the 11th century until the 16th century. The Floating Figure Composition type became the dominant composition style for scroll painting (tangka) after the 17th century.

The selection of images below are only a small sampling.

Jeff Watt 5-2014