Raja Ravi Varma Women Themed Paintings, 5 PCs
Raja Ravi Varma’s women-themed oil paintings depicted in 1940 postcards. The famous artist of India, with a genius gift of bringing alive a painting. Raja Ravi Varma was portrait maker to the Indian and Anglo-Indian aristocracy. A visualizer of national mythological scenes, which he transferred on canvasses through his paintings.
Women played a central role in many of Raja Ravi Varma’s oil paintings. Shakuntala with its perennial appeal in the Birth of Shakuntala. Menaka the mother holding Baby Shakuntala in her arms perceives Viswamitra’s reaction. The goddesses Laskhmi and Saraswati are iconic visualization put in paintings. His works Maharashtrian Lady With Fruit, Reclining Nair Lady, Malabar Beauty, Decking The Bride, etc, were some of the many women-themed paintings of the great master. Click on the photo for better view.
Did you know – it is widely believed that the models portrayed in “There Comes Papa” were actually Ravi Varma’s daughter and her son.
From the collection – View of Watson’s Hotel & Esplanade Bombay – Old Photo 1880., Mayo Hall Bangalore, Old 1903 Postcard., Indian National Congress Bombay or Mumbai – Old Print 1905., Rare Nilgiri Mountain Railway Steam Locomotive Blueprint.
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