ABSTRACT

ThediscoveryofGrreco-Buddhistartmadeagreat impressiononthosewhobelievedintheabsolutesupremacy oftheGreekgeniusandheldthattheexcellenceofanart liesintheaccuracywithwhichitcopiesthereal.Tothem Grreco-Buddhistartseemedthenormtowhicheverything shouldbereferred,whiletheothertendenciesofIndianart couldonlybedecadence.