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Grace and charm exudes from this portrait of an Indian princess as she dances holding a top in her hands. Nand Kisore paints her portrait with mesmerizing clarity as he obtains color from crushed gemstones. Kisore paints this composition on ivory paper and mounts it on a card paper mat.
About the Artist: "I specialize in paintings with precious gemstones. People find them to be unique. In this way, I have given an original touch to an ancient style of painting." Miniature paintings are one of India's unique and legendary art forms, characterized by their beauty and finesse. Though originally small in size, the term applies to a style of painting that is rich in detail that is meticulously executed with delicate brushwork. Colors were once obtained from minerals, vegetables, precious stones, conch shells, silver and gold.
The Nand Kisore Artisan Collection is brought to you by Novica in Association with National Geographic. This beautiful piece was handcrafted by Nand Kisore in India. An artisan story card will be included with your purchase.
Crushed gemstones on ivory paper
Hand crafted Artisan quality
Each artwork is unique -- wood grain, color, and pattern will differ slightly from picture
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Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha
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A mystical aura surrounds a beautiful
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