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Current Location:
Cabinet G -> Drawer 07 (G)
Location Notes:
PDC; Cabinet G; Drawer 07

The Art of India ➔ Three Turbans

Artwork
Medium:
Paint on Manuscript Page
Date:
circa 2008
Dimensions:
Artworks;Artworks - Height: 15 in;24" Width: 9.75 in;20"
Note: Matte
Description:
Rectangular painting on old manuscript page with writing; large, intricate red stamp at top. Painting depicts three patterned turbans (one red and yellow, one red with pattern, one multicolored) that are "unraveled" against light blue background.
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.