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tanjore paintings
tanjore paintings
tanjore paintings

About Tanjore Painting

Tanjore Painting (Thanjavur Oviyam) is a classical South Indian Painting style, which was inaugurated from the town of Thanjavur.

The English Name of Thanjavur is Tanjore. The art from draws its immediate resources and inspiration from why back about 11th century. A period when the Nayakas of Thanjavur Under the Suzerainty of the Vijayanagara Rayas encouraged art. The art is chiefly Hindu religious subjects in temples. The themes and Subjects are the Subjects of most Paintings are Hindu gods, goddesses, and Saints. Episodes from hindu puranas. There are also many instances when jain, sikh, muslim, chirstians other religious and even Secular Subjects were depicted in Tanjore Paintings.

Thanjavur Paintings are characterised by rich, flat and vivid colors, simple iconic composition, glittering gold foils Overlaid on delicate but extensive gesso work and inlay of glass beads and Pieces or Very Precious and Semi-precious gems Now they are doing jaipur Stores.

Thanjavur Paintings are done on wooden planks. and hence referred to as palagai padam. palagai means-wooden planks. Padam means Picture. You can see the old Tanjore Paintings in Brihadeeswarar temple (periya koyil) in Thanjavur. It was done by King Chola in 11th century. "Here we present some of the best works in Tanjure paintings" "The South India's finest art work is Tanjore Paintings." "you can purchase tanjure painting at very affordable and reasonable prices."-your price starts from Rs.600.......