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Current Location:
Zumberge Administration (JHZ) -> 4th Floor (JHZ)
Location Notes:
JHZ; 4th Floor; Between Rooms 4032 and 4031

Three Turbans

Artwork
Identifier:
2011.75.42
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Giclée of Original in the GVSU Collection
Date:
2011
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 15 in Width: 9.75 in
Description:
A rectangular painting on an old manuscript page that has various writing on it and a large, intricate red stamp at the top of the painting. The painting depicts three patterned turbans (one red and yellow, one red with a pattern, and one multicolored) that are "unraveled" against a light blue background. #24 written on the back. Original 2008.074.1.
Historical Context:
Babulal Marotia is an Indian painter that specializes in the creation of miniature paintings. Using rare ingredients, semi-precious stones as pigments, and precise skill, he recreates paintings that stunningly resemble those of India's bygone era. His work has been shown and awarded in the United States and internationally.