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Traditions in Art - Miniature Painting

Title:Traditions in Art - Miniature Painting
Author:Doshi, Saryu
Publication:Marg
Enumeration:Vol. 36 Issue no. 4, p. 49-64
Abstract:The painting tradition of Maharashtra, which must have expressed itself in mural as well as miniature forms, is unfortunately, largely lost. Its superb achievements are known only from the wall-paintings at Ajanta and a few fragments of Ellora. In all probability, miniature painting was also practised at these monasteries as manuscript illustration, but no examples have survived. The tradition of painting seems to have disappeared in Maharashtra after Ellora sometime in the 9th or 10th century. When it emerged again in the 16th century, it was in the form of miniature painting for the Islamic rulers of the Deccan. Thereafter, the pictorial tradition developed in a continuous movement, finding expression in both miniatures and murals.

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