Tanjore Paintings are highly stylized and ornamented relief style paintings, which grew and flourished in Tanjore, South India. These paintings developed and prospered under the patronage of Maratha Kings. There are two types of Tanjore Paintings, the Iconic and secular. Iconic art gained Great popularity during the Bhakti Movement. The secular painting consisted of portraiture and every day Living.
The Jaya Thyagarajan who has been an icon in Tanjore paintings is now in Dwarka to share her knowledge and expertise. Jaya is an amazing artist, trained at the Kalakshetra (Chennai) She has carved a niche for herself through sheer dint of hard work and determination.
Jaya’s prestigious clientele
List of purchasers of Tanjore paintings..
1. Ms. Elisabeth Sherwood, Sussex, U.K.
2. Dr. L. K. Gandhi, New Delhi
3. R.B. Promotions, London
4. Cottage Emporium, Janpath, New Delhi
5. Mr. Dalip Kapoor, Air India, New Delhi
6. Mr. Anil Sabarwal, Air India, N. Delhi
7. Mr. Lalit Mansingh , Ambassador of India to United States
8. Ms. Manju Sharma, Vice President, Vasant Continental Hotel, New Delhi
9. Ms Neelam Sharma, Jaypee Group, N. Delhi
10. Mr. Eddie Eitches, Washington D.C.
Reviews of Jaya’s paintings and exhibitions .
• Jaya’s painting was selected for the cover page of the prestigious ‘Discover India’ cover .
(September 1993 edition.)
• The exhibition of Jaya’s paintings at the Indian gallery in Washington D.C on 8 th March’02.
won excellent reviews in the local newspapers.
• The press report in Delhi- Midday Times (August 21/1993) won rave reviews about
Jaya’s Tanjore icon paintings.
• Jaya had another exhibition of her fine paintings at Triveni Kala Sangam in Delhi on August 23/1993.
• It was specially mentioned in Dainik Jagran that Jaya had done remarkable work in a year’s time .
• The Tanjore paintings exhibition at ‘Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture (IGCIC) in
Mauritius on 23 rd April 1997 had many high profile artists and admirers.
• Exhibited her work of Tanjore Paintings at The Consulate General of India, New York, in association with Asia Initiatives,at the launch of Asia Initiatives in USA.
For sale of paintings and classes contact:
( Exclusive paintings for your sweet home, schools,
institutes, hotels, offices … )
Shri – The Gallery of Fine ARTS
Flat No : 333, Plot No: 16, Shakuntalam Apartment
Sector 10, Dwarka, New Delhi 110075
Ph – 25089532, Mobile – 9871334774
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