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Raja Ravi Varma
Portrait of Raja of Dewas, Junior


RAJA RAVI VARMA

Raja Ravi Varma is widely regarded as one of the early pioneers of modern Indian art. He was the first Indian artist of aristocratic lineage to depict conventional themes with stunning photorealism. Ravi Varma's commissions came from princely states and prosperous professionals across British India. His legendary talent would have perhaps been limited to an affluent crowd, had he not set up a printing press....



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  Lot 35 of 40  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
8 DECEMBER 2020

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Raja Ravi Varma
Portrait of Raja of Dewas, Junior
Circa late 1800s
Oil on canvas
49 x 37.25 in (124.3 x 94.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE
REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

PUBLISHED
Rupika Chawla, Raja Ravi Varma: Painter of Colonial India, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd., 2010, p. 66 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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