Ruler with Attendants

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Details

Size: 23 x 18 inches (Framed)
Medium: Oleograph (Decorated)
Condition: Some tears and frame damage

Description

This oleograph from the Chitrashala Press, Pune is beautifully decorated with beads and sequins, giving the entire artwork a dressy look. The size of the artwork is 20 x 14 inches without frame, and 23 x 18 inches with frame. There are small tears along the top, and the frame is a bit damaged due to passage of time.
  • ABOUT Oleographs

    Oleographs, also called chromolithographs, are multi-colour art prints, stemming from the process of lithography. Pioneered in the 1830s, the process of producing oleographs came into wide commercial use in the 1860s. The technique relied on using several woodblocks or stones with colours for printing, while hand-colouring remained an important aspect as well. Depending on the number of colours present, an oleograph could take months to produce by very skilled workers. Poor preservation and cheaper printing alternatives have made oleographs hard to find. Today, they are mainly used as fine art.

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