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

The Art of India ➔ Peacock on Branch

Artwork
Medium:
Paint on Paper
Dimensions:
Artworks;Artworks - Height: 16.5 in;24" Width: 12.5 in;20"
Note: Matte
Description:
An image of a peacock on a branch against a gold background. It is facing away with its tail down. The border has various flowers that are different colors.
Historical Context:
Babu Lal Marotia was born in Jaipur, India. His childhood was deeply entrenched in color as his father, Natu Lal Marotia was a gifted Indian Miniature artist. When he was a teenager, Babu became part of the Nawalgarh House painting community. Here Babu learned a number of miniature painting techniques that helped him develop a unique style of his own.