Condition - Brand new
Material – Vintage Paper
Manufacturing - Handmade
USE - Ideal for gift and Decor.
Product Description :
Miniature paintings are made on a very small scale for books or albums on perishable material such as paper and cloth. This skill requires excellent craftsmanship and it takes huge efforts to complete one painting. Add an ethnic flair to your decor with this exclusive artwork.
Miniatures paintings are quite colourful and captivating paintings, created with pure hand work. It is a
complex style of painting that needs vision, deep insight and innovation. These paintings are completely
different from conventional paintings. Use of elaborate and delicate brushwork provides this painting a distinct recognition. Artists create this painting with minute details and strive to set the colours and lines in harmonious pattern to enhance its visual appeal. Colours, which are used to create these unique miniature paintings, are handmade. Colours are prepared using gold, silver, vegetables, minerals, stones and conch shells. Artistically drawn with vegetable colours, these miniature paintings are colourful pictures of the ethnicity of India ranging from the royal era to the modern age. Talented artisans produce exquisite miniature paintings on synthetic ivory panels, wooden surfaces, marble stones, hand paper etc, enhancing their beauty and life forever.
MEWAR SCHOOL/MEWARI ART
Mewar painting possesses unique features which greatly influenced the different styles of Rajasthani painting.
Stout masculine figures, faces covered with mustaches, wide eyes, open lips, small neck, long turban, waist tied with dupatta and body decorated with general ornaments are some distinctive features of the Mewar style. Paintings of females depict eyes resembling those of a fish, a straight long nose, double chins, short stature, body covered with ghagara-luggri and kartchuki and Rajasthani ornaments.
Careful drawing of nature is visible in the Mewar School. Among birds, chakor, hails, peacock, and among animals horse, elephant, camel, deer, lion were frequently painted.
In Mewar paintings, where colours maintain their own simplicity, most paintings have been drawn upon red, yellow and green surfaces. An artistic display of folk colours is a unique tradition of Mewar paintings.
In these paintings there are very few human characters with front face are seen. Most of the human characters are seen with side profile. Big eyes, pointed nose and slim waist are the features of these paintings. The skin colours of human being are Brown and fair. The skin colour of the Lord Krishna is Blue. The colour of the hair and eyes is black. Women characters have long hair. Human characters have worn jewellery on hand, nose, neck, hair, waist and ankles. Man and women have worn traditional Indian dress, slippers and shoes. Men have turbans on the head. In these paintings trees, rivers, flowers, birds, the land, the sky, houses, traditional chairs, cushions, curtains, lamps, and human characters have been painted.
The evolution of Indian Miniatures paintings started in the Western Himalayas, around the 17th century. The art of Miniature painting was introduced to the land of India by the Mughals, who brought the much-revealed art form from Persia. In the sixteenth century, the Mughal ruler Humayun brought artists from Persia, who specialized in miniature painting. The particular miniature produced by Indian artists in their own style is known as Rajput or Rajasthani miniature.