Cave paintings of India date back to the prehistoric times.
The Warlis or Varlis are an indigenous tribe or Adivasis, living in Mountainous as well as coastal areas of Maharashtra-Gujarat border and surrounding areas.
The Bengal School of Art was an influential style of art that flourished in India during the British Raj in the early 20th century.
Madhubani painting originated in a small village, known as Maithili, of the Bihar state of India.
Tanjore Painting is an art-form that was developed in a South Indian town called Tanjore the capital city of the Chola dynasty, encouraged by it's Maratha rulers of the 17th century.
The erstwhile state of Mysore established a unique and distinctive form of painting in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Rajput painting, also known as Rajasthani Painting, is a style of Indian paintings developed and flourished during the 18th century in the royal courts of Rajasthan. Rajasthan has played a significant role in the growth of Indian art.
Indian painting has a very long tradition and history in Indian art. Mughal painting reflects an exclusive combination of Indian, Persian and Islamic styles.
Indian painting has a very long tradition and history in Indian art
Miniatures paintings are beautiful handmade paintings, which are quite colorful but small in size.
Eastern Indian painting, also called Pala painting, Buddhist divinity school of painting that flourished in the 12th centuries in the area of what are modern Bengal and Bihar .
Indian paintings can be broadly classified as the murals and miniatures. Murals are huge works executed on the walls of solid structures, as in the Ajanta Caves and the Kailashnath temple. Miniature paintings are executed on a very small scale on perishable material such as paper and cloth.
The earliest Indian paintings were the rock paintings of prehistoric times, the petroglyphs as found in places like Bhimbetka, and some of them are older than 5500 BC. Such works continued and after several millennia, in the 7th century, carved pillars of Ellora, present a fine example of Indian paintings.