Art Treasure of India :-
Rajasthan- land of amazing legends of romance and heroism. India's region
in the north-west corner of thesub-continent is of breathtaking beauty-
packed with history, art and culture that goes back severalcenturies.
Rajsthan's role in the development of Indian art has been very important.One
of the most creative andremarkable example of Rajasthani art treasures
is the world of miniature painting. As early as the beginningof the 16th
century artists of Rajputana, as Rajasthan was called in ancient times,
were practicing and perfecting this art.The spirit of Rajasthan's history
and legend, coloured by Chivalry and romance, finds expression in miniature
paintings of different painting schools.
Pure Rajput paintings and those influenced by Mughal court provide an
interesting insight into the lifestyle of the centuries and continue to
fascinate scholars to this day. Despite new developments the magical qualityof
miniature paintings continue to live on.
As Hindu-rulers of Rajputana maintained close political and social links
to the Mughal court, one can observe strong Mughal influence paintings
here. Influenced by the surroundings, miniature paintings have their own
unique style; hiils and valleys, court assemblies and hunting expeditions,
religious festivals, processions and scenes from the life of Lord Krishna
- a widely devoted Hindu God in India.
Miniature paintings are different in size and material. Paper, silk and
wood was used, for more valuable paintings also marble and ivory.The colours
were made from minerals and vegetables, precious stones as well as pure
silver and gold.The preparing and mixing of colour was an elaborate process.
It took weeks, sometimes months, to get the desired results.
The brushes have to be very fine and are therefore prepared by the artists
themselves. To get high-quality results, the brush is even today made
from hairs of the squirrels, tail- carefully cut without harming the little
Mewar Art Gallery
In the remarkable, century-old tradition of Rajasthani Miniature paintings
Mewar Art Gallery was found at Udaipur in 1976. Our group of more than
45 experienced artists is specialized in reproductions on all kind of
themes on different material. Today Mewar Art Gallery has developed as
one of the leading art schools of Rajasthan.We have Our galleries in Jaipur
and also at Lake Palace - considered to be the most romantic hotel of
The Main Gallery of Mewar Art Gallery is situated near the entrance gate
to the Lake Palace, in Udaipur - The City of Lakes.
When you come to Mewar Art Gallery you can be sure that you have come
to the right place where you satiate your quest for Rajasthani Art.
That is the reason art lovers from all over the world who have fallen
in love with Rajasthani Miniatures paintings visit Mewar Art Gallery.Here
we offer a wide range of high-quality paintings from legendry Rajasthan.