Tanjore Paintings

Interesting Facts About Tanjore Paintings

  • Tanjore Painting of India devised during the 16th century, under the sovereignty of the Cholas.
  • Rajus societies of Tanjore, and Naidus of Madurai also supported Tanjore Painting from 16th to the 18th century.
  • It is one of the popular forms of classical South Indian painting.
  • It is the native art form of Tanjore city of Tamil Nadu.
  • They are locally known as ‘Palagai Padam’ as it is mainly done on solid wood planks.
  • The theme of Tanjore Painting of Hindu Gods and Goddesses, along with saints.
  • The solid composition, surface richness and vibrant colors is the specialty of this paintings
  • These painting use embellishments of semi-precious stones, pearls and glass pieces to make the painting attractive. The relief work provides them a three-dimensional effect.
  • The main character is always painted in the middle of the painting.
  • Artists usually give a three-dimensional effect to the pictures.
  • The first step among the numerous steps in the making of the painting involves drawing of the preliminary sketch of the image on the base.
  • The base of the Tanjore painting is made up of a cloth and is pasted over a wooden base.
  • The painting uses a mixture of chalk powder or zinc oxide with water-soluble adhesive to spread on the base.
  • Thereafter, the picture is drawn sand decorated with the diamond, lace, thread, cut glass, pearls and even semi-precious stones.

138 products found in Tanjore Paintings

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18*15 Meenakshi Amman, Avatar of Parvati, Goddess of fisher-folks, Tanjore Painting Art Teak wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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18*15 Meenakshi Amman, Avatar of Parvati, Goddess of fisher-folks, Tanjore Painting Teak wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
  • Rs. 16,700.00
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15*12 Sokkanadha Meenakshi Amman, Avatar of Parvati, Goddess of fisher-folks, Tanjore Painting Teak wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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12*10 Meenakshi Amman, Avatar of Parvati, Goddess of fisher-folks, Tanjore Painting Teak wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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12*10 Meenakshi Amman, Avatar of Parvati, Goddess of fisher-folks, Tanjore Painting Teak wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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27 ' Shivanfamily Tanjore Painting Teak wood Frame Home Room Wall Decors
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30 ' Shivanfamily Tanjore Painting Teak wood Frame Home Room Wall Decors
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15 ' Shivanfamily Tanjore Painting Teak wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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10*8 Andal with green saree Tanjore Painting Andal Teak wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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10*8 Andal Tanjore Painting Andal Teak wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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3D Andal Face Tanjore Painting Andal wood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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12"x10" Gold Tanjore Painting Kamakshi TweakWood Amman , Fulfills All Our Wishes Through Her Eyes, Home & Living Decor, Wall Decor
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12"x10" Gold Tanjore Painting Kamakshi TweakWood Amman , Fulfills All Our Wishes Through Her Eyes, Home & Living Decor, Wall Decor
  • Rs. 8,399.00
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18"x15" Gold Tanjore Painting kanchi Kamakshi TweakWood Amman , Fulfills All Our Wishes Through Her Eyes, Home & Living Decor, Wall Decor
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18"x15" Gold Tanjore Painting Kamakshi Amman , Fulfills All Our Wishes Through Her Eyes, Home & Living Decor, Wall Decor
  • Rs. 16,700.00
  • Rs. 16,200.00

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12"x10" Gold Tanjore Painting Kamakshi TweakWood Amman In Green Sari, Fulfills All Our Wishes Through Her Eyes, Home & Living Decor, Wall Decor
  • Rs. 8,399.00
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23x19 Gold Foil Tanjore Painting Gajalakshmi Teakwood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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18x15 Gold Foil Tanjore Painting Gajalakshmi Teakwood Frame New Home Room Wall Decors
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