Every art lover who hails from India knows about Raja Ravi Varma and I am no exception. He is not only famous in India but also all around the globe. He was an 18 the Century Indian Traditional painter from the princely state of Travancore which is presently in Kerala. He was born in April 1848 and later died on 2 Oct 1906.
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Raja Ravi varma got lots of attention and recognition due to the depiction of scenes from the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. He used to fuse Indian traditions with the techniques of European academic art. Raja Ravi Varma was very famous for his paintings of India woman who were dressed in sarees and were portrayed as the true class of Indian classy and graceful beauty. His paintings are even now very much in demand and the reproductions or prints of his paintings can be found in many Indian households be it urban or rural. His works got global recognition when he got an international prize in the Vienna Art Exhibition in the year 1873. Raja Ravi Varma is said to be one of the most loved and famous painter in Indian art history. Have a look at Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings and enjoyJ: