Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906) created his oleographs so that the images of his paintings would be seen by as many people as possible. Ravi Varma had a printing press in Malavali, near Lonavala where his oleographs were made. This is before the time when off-set printing was introduced. The oleograph sheet picked up different colors from 17 to 18 lithograph stones, through a resist method of catching the colors. This was the way the oleographs were made. They were also called Chroma lithographs.
Utterly charming and unique, these oleographs can add grace to the walls of your home or make meaningful presents for loved ones.
Ravi Varma presented his goddesses in a manner to convey their pan – national identity at a time when foreign rule was being questioned in India.
- Ganeshji depicted in his Shakhti
- Ganpati avtaar for removal of obstacles
- Two arms embrace consorts and two hold Pasha and Ankusha
- One of the best known painting of Ravi Varma
- Embellished with silk saree and ornaments
This carries his signature at the bottom , has an advertisement as well!
Size: 13 x 17 Inches ( Framed)
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