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Kramrisch, Stella. Indian Sculpture. Calcutta, 1933. This is an incomparable attempt to bring a European-trained vision to re-create indigenous categories for India's sculpture. Where Kramrisch is led by her eyes, not by European theories, her observations still can seem revelatory.

Kramrisch, Stella. The Hindu Temple. Calcutta, 1946. This is Kramrisch's definitive achievement. Initially planned as an introduction to an album of photographs by Raymond Burnier, these volumes have become a monument of twentieth-century scholarship.

Kramrisch, Stella. The Art of Nepal. New York, 1964. By means of this Asia Society exhibition, Kramrisch first introduced New York to the important art of this previously closed Himalayan kingdom.

Kramrisch, Stella. Unknown India: Ritual Art in Tribe and Village. Philadelphia, 1968. Kramrisch used her major exhibitions in the United States to break new ground, here introducing the art world (and in part India too) to "subaltern" artistic traditions she valued as much as India's courtly cultures.

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