[INDOLOGY] painting on canvas?
dbhattacharya200498 at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 12 18:27:54 UTC 2013
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I am no specialist on the history
of painting. From personal knowledge I may state that a collection of Mughal
oil paintings (reproduced in colored print) was published by the erstwhile
Soviet Union and made available in India in the late nineteen-fifties. They
were apparently influenced by contemporary continental renaissance painting. The painters
were not Indian but, perhaps Iranian as far as I remember. The original
paintings were not earlier than the seventeenth century. The themes were
secular, as far as I remember. The collection belonged to Pt. Karumnamay
Saraswati (1904-1977), a learned religious man of Calcutta with many devotees.
From: Dean Michael Anderson <eastwestcultural at yahoo.com>
To: Indology List <indology at list.indology.info>
Sent: Friday, 12 July 2013 9:30 PM
Subject: [INDOLOGY] painting on canvas?
Does anyone know the first recorded of painting canvas or cloth in India? When did it become popular?
Dean Michael Anderson
East West Cultural Institute
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