Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Composition - Registers

Four Composition Types

Register Composition
: India, Kashmir, Nepal.
Time: 12/13th to 16th century.

Register Type Composition was primarily influenced from Nepal and was the dominant style in Tibet from approximately the 12th/13th 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