Raja Ravi Varma

Photo credits : Dileep

Photo credits: Dileep

Born in the princely state of Travancore, Kerala (1848 – 1906), Raja Ravi Varma is considered among the greatest painters in the history of Indian art. Influenced by the Western tradition of art, he initiated a new movement of oil paintings on canvas in India, bringing to the life portraits and dramatic scenes from Hindu mythology and imbuing them with three dimensional qualities.

hamsa - damayanthi

Hamsa – Damayanthi

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