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KANGRA PAINTINGS

KANGRA PAINTINGS

Kangra painting is the pictorial art of Kangra, named after Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, a former princely state, which patronized the art. It became prevalent with the fading of Basohli school of painting in the mid-18th century, and soon produced such a magnitude in paintings both in content as well as volume, that the Pahari painting school, came to be known as Kangra paintings. This great art originated in Guler State, a small hill state in the Lower Himalayas in the first half of the 18th century when a family of Kashmiri painters trained in Mughal painting Style sought shelter at the court of Raja Dalip Singh of Guler.  The artistes adopted themes of eternal love between Radha and Krishna. The paintings were naturalistic and employed cool, fresh colors. The colors were extracted from minerals, vegetables and possessed enamel-like luster. Verdant greenery of the landscape, brooks, springs were the recurrent images on the miniatures. In 2014 it is registered under Geographical Indications.

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 Baramasha Sitting Front of Home Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Baramasha  Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
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Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Baramasha  Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Baramasha  Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Baramasha  Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Baramasha  Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Baramasha  Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Baramasha  Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Baramasha Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Krishna in Gokul Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
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Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Lord Krishna & Gopi Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Radha - Krishna Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper Radha - Krishna Traditional Kangra Painting Arts
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Traditional Kangra Painting Arts Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
Traditional Kangra Painting Arts Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper
•    Material : Miniature Water Color Painting on Paper•    Heritage ..
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