RAVI VERMA PAINTING-LADY WITH VEENA (UNFRAMED)
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Raja ravi Varma’s painting of a Keralaite beautiful lady from the princely state of Cochin playing the Veena. Veena is a plucked stringed instrument used in Carnatic music. There are several variations of the veena, which in its South Indian form is a member of the lute family.
Raja Ravi Varma ( 1848- 1906 ) is a world famous Indian painter who won the Vienna exhibition in 1873. The Painter Prince with Kshatriya blood (Indian Warrior Clan) traditionally achieved territorial conquest through the might of arms – but Ravi Varma, the Painter-Prince’s conquest was of the human heart and aesthetic perception through the might of his brush.He was a modern among traditionalists and a rationalist among moderns. He provided a vital link between the traditional Indian art and the contemporary, between the Thanjavoor School and Western Academic realism. Raja” was a title given to him in recognition of his talent. He was richly educated and, unknown to many, also a poet, painting with words as well as color.
Dimensions: 28″x 17.5″