Beautiful Kalamkari Painting Images
Kalamkari (Telugu: కలంకారి) or Qalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block- printed cotton textile, produced in parts of India. The word is derived from the Persian words kalam (pen) and kari (craftsmanship), meaning drawing with a pen. The Machilipatnam Kalamkari craft made at Pedana near by Machilipatnam in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh State, evolved with patronage of the Mughals and the Golconda Sultanate. There are two distinctive styles of kalamkari art in India - one, the…
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Kerala Mural Paintings
Kerala mural paintings are the frescos depicting mythology and legends, which are drawn on the walls of temples and churches in South India, principally in Kerala. Ancient temples, churches and palaces in Kerala, South India, display an abounding tradition of mural paintings mostly dating back between the 9th to 12th centuries CE when this form of art enjoyed Royal patronage. The masterpieces of Kerala mural art include: the Shiva Temple in Ettumanoor, the Ramayana murals of Mattancherry…
Miniatures et peintures indiennes
Garuda or Jatayu. "Indian Deities," two albums 195 illustrations. Southern Andhra Pradesh (north of Madras), bordering Karnataka, around 1720-1730.