Perumal and Consorts

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Details

Size: 18" x 14" (Framed)
Medium: Tanjore Painting
Condition: Overall fading of colour

Description

This is an old Tanjore painting from the early 1900s, depicting Perumal with his consorts. Perumal is Lord Vishnu, as described by Tamil scriptures. There is overall fading of colour due to passage of time, and this is not the original frame.

  • ABOUT Tanjore

    The tradition of Thanjavur, or Tanjore painting, a classical South Indian painting style, was inaugurated by the town of Thanjavur (also known as Tanjore). It developed during the reign of the Maratha rulers between the 17th and 19th centuries.
    Tanjore paintings are characterized by rich, flat colours, simple compositions, glittering gold foil work, and the use of glass beads and sometimes precious and semi-precious gems.

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