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The styles and varieties in this list of paintings from India are as diverse as the nation itself. The following list includes wall paintings, calendar paintings, oil classics, miniatures and even cave paintings. They are culled from different time periods and we hope that studying them will provide the viewer an appreciation of  the history of art in India. - Ed.

Various  Schools of Paintings of India

Indian Painting
A large collection of paintings from India shows representative styles, themes, and techniques.
Ravi VarmaThe Genius of Ravi Varma
No other painter has captured the essence of Indian culture as Ravi Varma has. See why.
Pre-historic Rock Paintings
The pre-historic rock paintings of Madhya Pradesh are 5000 to 20000 years old. Kamat wonders on the meaning of some of the paintings while narrating their value
Mysore Traditional Art
Article on Mysore traditional school of art and gesso paintings.
Daria DaulatDaria-Daulat
Paintings on the walls of a summer place of Tippu Sultan are both beautiful and historic.
India by her Artists
Daily life in India as expressed by some of India's best known artists.
Dakhani Miniatures
Amalgamation of Persian and Indian paintings.
Mukta VentakteshFlowers of Mysore
K.L. Kamat profiles the floral paintings of Mukta Venkatesh.
LepakshiLepkashi Paintings
Paintings of Lepakshi are a wonderful resource to study period social attire and life of Vijayanagara times.
Indian LandscapesIndian Landscapes
Depiction of Indian landscapes by European artists of 18th and 19th century.
Tanjore School of Painting Jamini RoyJamini Roy
Profile of one of India's most recognized painter of modern era.

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