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Marquee Collection# 58 September 19, 2010

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Q. Identify this famous painter.

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Ans.: Raja Ravi Varma, was from the princely state of Travancore who achieved recognition as a painter for his depiction of scenes from the epics of the Mahabharata and Ramayana. His paintings are considered to be among the best examples of the fusion of Indian traditions with the techniques of European academic art.

He is remembered for his paintings of beautiful sari-clad women, who were portrayed as shapely and graceful. His exposure in the west came when he won the first prize in the Vienna Art Exhibition in 1873. Raja Ravi Varma died in 1906 at the age of 58. He is considered among the greatest painters in the history of Indian art. Read more here.

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1. Srikanth M - September 19, 2010

Raja Ravi Varma

2. devendra s.prabhune - September 19, 2010

RAJA RAVI VARMA!

3. Himanshu - September 19, 2010

Raja Ravi Varma

4. anjana - September 19, 2010

Raja Ravi Varma

5. Saransh - September 19, 2010

Raja Ravi Varma

6. C V R SHASTRY - September 19, 2010

Raja Ravi Varma

7. subhayan - September 20, 2010

Raja RAvi Varma

8. Mr.Bay Leaf - September 20, 2010

Raja Ravi Verma I believe

9. Narayan - September 20, 2010

Raja Ravi Verma

10. Chandan Shahi - September 20, 2010

Raja Ravi Verma

11. Vijay Kanungo - September 20, 2010

Raja Ravi Verma

12. v.chandrashekar - September 21, 2010

raja ravi verma

13. Ravindra Bhanot - September 21, 2010

RAJA RAVI VARMA

14. S.M.MUNEER ALI - September 22, 2010

RAJA RAVI VERMA.

15. Yoganand - September 22, 2010

Raja Ravi Varma?

16. Sherin - September 23, 2010

Raja Ravi Verma

17. varun - September 24, 2010

RAJA RAVI VARMA


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