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.
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.
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.
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.