Miniature Painting Developed

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Indian Paintings - Murals - Eastern India Painting
... In eastern India miniature painting developed in 10th century ... These miniatures, depicting Buddhist divinities and scenes from the life of Buddha were painted on the leaves (about 2.25 by 3 inches) of the palm-leaf manuscripts ... The earliest extant miniatures are found in a manuscript of the Astasahasrika Prajnaparamita dated in the sixth regnal year of Mahipala (c ...

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