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Current Location:
Cabinet G -> Drawer 08 (G)
Location Notes:
PDC; Cabinet G; Drawer 08

The Art of India ➔ Carpet and King with Bird

Artwork
Medium:
Paint on Manuscript Page
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13.5 in Width: 8.5 in
Description:
A painting on an old manuscript page that has a hole in the center of the top half, various writing, a long, yellow robe printed with red animals. He is holding a large blue bird. The image is surrounded by floral-patterned borders.
Historical Context:
Babulal Marotia is an Indian painter that specializes in the creation of miniature paintings. Using rare ingredients and semi precious stones as pigments along with 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.