The Art of India ➔ Bansali King (Right) Urdu Script (Left)
Medium:Paint on Silk
Height: 9 in;24"
Width: 11 in;20"
Diptych fraved in flower pattern boarder. Man standing in the grass on right, abstract shapes and three birds on left.
Artist Shyamu Ramdev, whose family has been working at Bhawani Singh's royal palace for three generations, says, "We hit upon this idea some time back and it has now become very popular. We basically source pre-Independence era postcards and property deeds from junk dealers and paint around the text. This gives them the appeal of an artwork.