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Paintings-Tanjore Painting

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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Stage1

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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Stage2

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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Stage3

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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TANJORE PAINTING SWING RADHA

Tanjore painting swing radha

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KRISHNA FACE

Krishna face

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KRISHNA FACE

Krishna face

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TANJORE PAINTING KRISHNA FACE

Tanjore painting krishna face

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TANJORE PAINTING KRISHNA FACE

Tanjore painting krishna face

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TANJORE PAINTING KRISHNA WITH RADHA

Tanjore painting krishna with radha

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TANJORE PAINTING KRISHNA FACE

Tanjore painting krishna face

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RADHA KRISHNA FACE AQ

Radha krishna face aq

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TANJORE PAINTING KRISHNA STANDING

Tanjore painting krishna standing

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TANJORE PAINTING RUKMANI BAMA

Tanjore painting rukmani bama

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TANJORE PAINTING MANTAP YELLOW DHOTI GANESHA

Tanjore painting mantap yellow dhoti ganesha

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MANTAP YELLOW DHATHI

Mantap yellow dhathi

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TANJORE PAINTING YELLOW DHOTI GANESHA

Tanjore painting yellow dhoti ganesha

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TANJORE PAINTING YELLOW DHOTI GANESHA

Tanjore painting yellow dhoti ganesha

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TANJORE PAINTING YELLOW DHOTI GANESHA

Tanjore painting yellow dhoti ganesha

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GANESHA FACE

Ganesha face

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GANESHA FACE

Ganesha face

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TANJORE PAINTING YELLOW DHOTHI GANESHA

Tanjore painting yellow dhothi ganesha

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TANJORE PAINTING YELLOW DHOTHI GANESHA

Tanjore painting yellow dhothi ganesha

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TANJORE PAINTING MANTAP GANESHA

Tanjore painting mantap ganesha

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TANJORE PAINTING LAKSHMI

Tanjore painting lakshmi

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TANJORE PAINTING GAJA LAKSHMI

Tanjore painting gaja lakshmi

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DHANA LAKSHMI

Dhana lakshmi

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DHANA LAKSHMI

Dhana lakshmi

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TANJORE PAINTING GAJA LAKSHMI

Tanjore painting gaja lakshmi

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TANJORE PAINTING DHANA LAKSHMI

Tanjore painting dhana lakshmi

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LAKSHMI FACE

Lakshmi face

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TANJORE PAINTING KUBERA LAKSHMI

Tanjore painting kubera lakshmi

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TANJORE PAINTING DHANA LAKSHMI

Tanjore painting dhana lakshmi

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TANJORE PAINTING DHANA LAKSHMI

Tanjore painting dhana lakshmi

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Sarashwathi

Sarashwathi

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SARASWATHI EMB

Saraswathi emb

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TANJORE PAINTING SARASWATHI

Tanjore painting saraswathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SARASWATHI

Tanjore painting saraswathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SARASWATHI

Tanjore painting saraswathi

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TANJORE PAINITNG SARASWATHI

Tanjore painitng saraswathi

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TANJORE PAINITNG SARASWATHI

Tanjore painitng saraswathi

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MANTAP SARASWATHI EMB

Mantap saraswathi emb

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SARASWATHI

Saraswathi

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SARASWATHI

Saraswathi

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TANJORE PAINTING BALAJI

Tanjore painting balaji

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TANJORE PAINTING BALAJI

Tanjore painting balaji

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TANJORE PAINTING BALAJI PADMAVATHI

Tanjore painting balaji padmavathi

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TANJORE PAINTING BALAJI WITH LAKSHMI

Tanjore painting balaji with lakshmi

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BALAJI PADMAVATHI

Balaji padmavathi

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BALAJI FACE

Balaji face

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BALAJI FACE

Balaji face

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TANJORE PAINTING BALAJI

Tanjore painting balaji

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TANJORE PAINTING BALAJI

Tanjore painting balaji

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TANJORE PAINTING BALAJI

Tanjore painting balaji

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TANJORE PAINTING PANCHAMUKHI HANUMAN

Tanjore painting panchamukhi hanuman

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TANJORE PAINTING PANCHAMUKHI HANUMAN

Tanjore painting panchamukhi hanuman

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TANJORE PAINTING HANUMAN SITTING

Tanjore painting hanuman sitting

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ABHAYA HANUMAN

Abhaya hanuman

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TANJORE PAINITNG HANUMAN DHIYANA

Tanjore painitng hanuman dhiyana

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TANJORE PAINITNG HANUMAN SITTING

Tanjore painitng hanuman sitting

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TANJORE PAINITNG HANUMAN SITTING

Tanjore painitng hanuman sitting

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TANJORE PAINTING PANCHAMUKHI HANUMAN

Tanjore painting panchamukhi hanuman

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TANJORE PAINTING HANUMAN SITTING

Tanjore painting hanuman sitting

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TANJORE PAINTING HANUMAN SANJEEVINI

Tanjore painting hanuman sanjeevini

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVA LINGAM

Tanjore painting shiva lingam

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVA PARVATHI

Tanjore painting shiva parvathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVA PARVATHI

Tanjore painting shiva parvathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVA PARVATHI

Tanjore painting shiva parvathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVA PARVATHI

Tanjore painting shiva parvathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVA PARVATHI

Tanjore painting shiva parvathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVAPARVATHI

Tanjore painting shivaparvathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVAPARVATHI

Tanjore painting shivaparvathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVAPARVATHI

Tanjore painting shivaparvathi

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TANJORE PAINTING SHIVA FAMILY VERTICAL

Tanjore painting shiva family vertical

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TANJORE PAINTING LALITHA DEVI

Tanjore painting lalitha devi

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TANJORE PAINTING LALITHA DEVI

Tanjore painting lalitha devi

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TANJORE PAINTING LALITHA DEVI

Tanjore painting lalitha devi

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TANJORE PAINTING LALITHA DEVI

Tanjore painting lalitha devi

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TANJORE PAINTING LALITHA DEVI

Tanjore painting lalitha devi

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TANJORE PAINTING LALITHA DEVI

Tanjore painting lalitha devi

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TANJORE PAINTING LALITHA DEVI

Tanjore painting lalitha devi

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TANJORE PAINTING LALITHA DEVI

Tanjore painting lalitha devi

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LALITHA DEVI

Lalitha devi

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LALITHA DEVI

Lalitha devi

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DHANIYA LAKSHMI

Dhaniya lakshmi

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DHAIRYA LAKSHMI

Dhairya lakshmi

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SANTHANA LAKSHMI

Santhana lakshmi

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VIDYA LAKSHMI

Vidya lakshmi

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GAJA LAKSHMI

Gaja lakshmi

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VIJAYA LAKSHMI

Vijaya lakshmi

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DHANALAKSHMI

Dhanalakshmi

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ADHI LAKSHMI

Adhi lakshmi

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ASHTA LAKSHMI

Ashta lakshmi

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ASHTA LAKSHMI

Ashta lakshmi

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22ct Gold Gayatri Devi Panchamukhi/Five faces Tanjore Painting

22ct gold gayatri devi panchamukhi/five faces tanjore painting

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22ct Gold Gayatri Devi Panchamukhi/Five faces Tanjore Painting

22ct gold gayatri devi panchamukhi/five faces tanjore painting

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22ct Gold Gayatri Devi Panchamukhi/Five faces Tanjore Painting

22ct gold gayatri devi panchamukhi/five faces tanjore painting

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22ct Gold Gayatri Devi Panchamukhi/Five faces Tanjore Painting

22ct gold gayatri devi panchamukhi/five faces tanjore painting

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22ct Gold Gayatri Devi Panchamukhi/Five faces Tanjore Painting

22ct gold gayatri devi panchamukhi/five faces tanjore painting

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22ct Gold Gayatri Devi Panchamukhi/Five faces Tanjore Painting

22ct gold gayatri devi panchamukhi/five faces tanjore painting

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