Origin: It was originated during16 century ADunder the reign of Maratha rulers. Tanjore painting is also known as Palagai padam, as it is etched on the wooden planks. Tanjore paintings are famous and are marked as the geographical indication of Thanjavur.
Technique: Ethnic version of the base was created by pasting cotton cloth on the wooden plank (originally from Jackfruit tree) by using tamarind seed paste. The background is made from shades of white, yellow, green, and blue. The prime figurine is painted with deeper hues of green, blue, and red. Natural dyes were used to paint. The painting is layered to givemore realistic and three-dimensional look. The final layer of the painting is smeared with the foil of22-carat goldand heavy ornamentation is done using precious gems as a part of the decoration. The deities had plump, round faces and eyes which were the unique and beautiful feature of this painting.
Modernization: In recent days, these classic paintings are incorporated into decor as wall hangings, wall plates, vases, throw pillow cases, and dresses.
Lord Murugan is known by other names such as Skanda, Karthikeya etc. This Tanjore painting is of Lord Murugan standing in a grand golden mantap with his wives Valli (A Tribal Princess) and Devayani (Daughter of Indra). Murugan is famously known as the god with six abodes (Arupadai Veedu). It is believed worshipping this form brings Joy and wealth. 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 and 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.
|Subitem Name||valli devayani|
|Item Name||tp murugan emb|
|Category name||tanjore painting|
|Tanjore Painting Sizes||18*14|
|cost_center||ex - exhibition|
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