Maharajah’s Kite Festival
- Subject: Rajasthani Miniature Painting
- Paint Material: Opaque watercolors
- Base Material: Paper with Islamic Scripts (unframed)
- Size: 6 in. wide X 8 in. tall (15 cms X 20 cms).
- Age: Modern Handmade Art
- Country of origin: India
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Add a festive touch to your personal art collection with the addition of this Rajasthani artwork featuring the Maharajah participating in a kite flying festival, also known as Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan.
Kite festival of Rajasthan is observed on the day of Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan. Celebrated on 14th of January to mark the transition of the sun from dhanu rashi (Sagittarius) to makara rashi (Capricorn), the day is considered auspicious. It is said that Uttarayan or northward journey of the sun begins on the day of Makar Sankranti.
You’ll love the bird’s eye perspective, enabling you to see everything that’s happening, all the action of the Maharajah and his courtiers across the courtyard, the color and life. The distinctive style of artwork focuses on exceptional detail, bold colors, and definitive lines, blended together seamlessly to create a harmonious composition. It is the most joyful of paintings that you will long to own.
A busy painting indeed…..and full of adventure and history that will provide hours of viewing pleasure.