Miniature Painting of Rajasthan

Miniature paintings have been in records in Rajasthan for centuries and have very strong effect of the historical art and its related people. . The various schools of painting in Rajasthan are:

Jodhpur School: Paintings on hand made depicting love scenes are more popular then the other art figures. Real gold and stone colours are used.

Jaipur School: gods and goddesses, kings and durbars are very beautifully painted on hand made papers by the artists. Artists have used real gold and stone colours.

Kangra School: Real gold, stone, and water colours are brushed on old handmade paper .squirrel-hair brushes are used. Glittering effect is extended using silver and golden colours.

Mughal School: - Love scenes and the Mughal durbar are depicted very beautifully on the silk using real gold and stone colors. This art today can be seen on the wooden background also.

Mewar School of Painting: These portray hunting scenes which are painted on cloth and handmade paper using stone colours

Noted Artisans:

Kumawat Kailash Chand
S-36 Bhagirath Nagar Tonk Phatek, NR. Sawai Madhopur Rly. Line Jaipur-302 006, Rajasthan
Tel - 0141-2503332 (Res) Cell - 09829069101

Ali S. Shakir
1140 Rasta Mehran Ramganj Bazaar Jaipur- 302003
Tel - 0141-2633588 (Res) Cell - 09828193033/09828406865/ Email - shakir_imp@yahoo.com