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Current Location:
Building B (MAK) -> 3rd Floor - Building B (MAK)
Location Notes:
MAK; 3rd fl., Left of Rm. B-3-254

Carpet and King With Bird

Artwork
Medium:
Giclée (Original is in the GVSU Permanent Collection)
Date:
2008
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 15 in Width: 9.25 in
Description:
A painting on an old manuscript page that has a hole in the center of the top half, various writing, and a large intricate stamp at the top. The painting depicts a man in a long, yellow robe printed with red animals; who 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.