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22ct Gold Handmade Goddess Lakshmi Gaja Lakshmi Tanjore Painting


Price - 15120.000

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Goddess Lakshmi is also known as Padmasundari, Jagadeshwari etc. This Tanjore painting of Goddess Lakshmi sitting on a throne with two white elephants on the sides in a grand golden mantap. This Tanjore art portrays Gaja Lakshmi 'Goddess of Animal Wealth' form of Goddess Lakshmi. It is believed worshipping this form brings Joy and Happiness. Goddess Lakshmi is the Goddess of wealth according to Puranas. Handcrafted with love using real 22ct gold leaves makes this Thanjavur painting perfect for Traditional Home Decoration, Pooja and Gifting Purposes.

TarangArts welcomes you to the elaborative and amazing world of arts from Tamilnadu an art form which dates back to 16th century BC, which are superlative in quality of ethnic as well as innovative items. Each Painting is unique with Individualistic touch due to the handcrafted dexterity and skill did with a lot of dedication and workmanship. The genius and creative faculty of the artisans come into the picture and thus make some of the most wonderful pieces of Tanjore Art.

About Tanjore Painting

Tanjore Paintings is a classical south Indian art developed in the late 16th century in Thanjavur also known as Tanjore in Tamilnadu south Indian state. These tanjore paintings evoke a sense of class and timelessness with their alluring illustrations of puranic scenes. This ancient art form traces its origin to Tanjavur, capital of the erstwhile Chola empire and is popular among contemporary Indian women for showcasing their artistic inclination and tastes.

Tanjore painting is recognized by the Government of India as Geographical Indication in 2007 – 08.

Thanjavur paintings are mostly subjected to Hindu God, Goddesses and Saints episodes from Hindu relics or religious texts visualized and sketched in the painting. In many instances, Jain, Sikh, Muslim and secular objects are also depicted in the painting. A typical Tanjore paintings would consist of one main figure, usually a deity, with a well-rounded face, body and oval shaped eyes. The main figure would be enclosed using arches, curtains etc.

Our Tanjore paintings are always created by a team of artisans consisting of an experienced embosser, a visage impressionist, 22 carat gold leaf guilder and a master artist who focuses on painting the faces with the correct expressions.

About Tanjore Painting

  • Tanjore painting is a form of painting, with a unique style which originated in Tanjavoor.
  • The creation of this painting involves a lot of dedication and several stages of meticulous art work.
  • These paintings are known for their surface richness, vivid colors, compact composition and breathtaking beauty. It comes in three finishes- normal, antique and embossed.
  • A typical Tanjore painting would consist of one main figure, usually a deity, with a well-rounded face, body and oval shaped eyes. The main figure would be enclosed using arches, curtains etc.
  • The paintings are decorated by gilded and gem-set technique, a technique where 22 ct gold leaves & sparkling tanjore stones are used to highlight certain aspects of the painting like ornaments, dresses etc.
  • Usages of 24ct Gold and real tanjore precious stones give a glowing radiance to the painting and the shine of the gold leaves lasts forever.

The Making of a Tanjore Painting

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Tanjore Paintings are made on canvasses which is a plank of wood (originally wood of the Jackfruit tree was used, now it's plywood) with a layer of cloth pasted on it using Arabic gum. The cloth is then evenly coated with a paste of limestone (chalk) and a binding medium and let to dry.

When the canvas is ready, the artist then draws a detailed sketch of the theme of the painting. A paste, made of limestone (chalk) and a binding medium, is used to create 3D effect in embellishing and ornamenting the theme of the painting using a brush.

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Real Tanjore gems of varied hues are fixed in selected areas like pillars, arches, curtains, thrones, dresses, jewellery etc.

22ct gold leaves are used to cover the embossed areas and then the colors are applied on the canvas. Shading and other intricate coloring work is carried out in this stage.Additional gems are fixed in the later stages if required

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When it dries the painting are enclosed in imported Italian flexi-glass and framed using the desired frame pattern.

Tarang Quality

At Tarang, we offer our customers a fascinating range of Products. A highly skilled team of artists & craftsmen, specialized in each stages of the painting are working together to make each painting a master piece. The main figures in the painting and their Emotions are more realistic in our collection. Based on customer request any customized painting can be taken up. We offer a competitive price on the paintings making them much affordable and giving you the most value for your money.

Maintaining your Tanjore Painting

The materials used in our paintings are of high quality and hence they can be kept in good condition for generations, with very little maintenance. A gentle wiping and dusting is all that is required to keep the piece as attractive as a new one.

Our Guarantee

  • All the products are insured against accidental damage during shipping so in case of breakage the products can be replaced. For shipments to United states ( USA ) we replace the glass with acrylic that is shatter proof but having the same clarity as glass.
  • Imported Italian flexi-glass (Acrylic sheet) is used instead of glass to avoid breakage during shipping.

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