Peacock – Tanjore Painting

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- […]

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Peacock – Tanjore Painting

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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...

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.