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

The Art of India ➔ Two Birds

Artwork
Medium:
Paint on Manuscript Page
Date:
circa 2008
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 13.25 in Width: 8.75 in
Description:
Rectangular painting on old manuscript page with writing; large, intricate blue stamp at top. Painting depicts two birds. Bird in upper half is flying, lower-half bird perched on branch. Flat, beige background.
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.