Oil Painting of Bunch of Roses British India, 1940

A beautiful oil painting of a bunch of roses from the British India era of 1940. This bunch of roses oil painting is probably an impressionist painting on canvas. Although unsigned it is presumably painted by an Indian. Raja Ravi Varma the great Indian artist was an inspiration for the many Indians who entered the field of art.

After India’s independence, six progressive artists emerged to form the Bombay Progressive Artist in 1952. They were the likes of –  M.F. Husain, K. H. Ara, S. K. Bakre, H. A. Gade, S.H. Raza, and Francis Newton Souza. These six progressive artists would change the art scene in India from then. Many leading artists from pan India became associated with the group. Present-day Indian art is varied and among the best-known artists of the newer generation include Bose Krishnamachari and Bikash Bhattacharjee. Click on the image for better view.

Read also Indian Art After Independence.

Did you know – the best-known art school in India is the J. J. School of Art in Mumbai, established in 1857. Rudyard Kipling’s father Lockwood Kipling was the first principal of the school. 

From the collection – Rare Views Of Cochin (Ernakulam) 1935, Old Photos., Watering of South Parade Road Bangalore, 1907 PC., Garhwal Hill Village India -Old Print 1833., Indian Revolt Lucknow & The Residency – Vintage Map 1900.

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