Large Indian Reverse Glass Painting in authentic. Holding a sprig of flowers. A larger example of the genre.
In this formal pose, the Maharaja is contemplating a sprig of flowers, a pose associated with perhaps the greatest of Mughal Emperors. Wearing a black and burgundy turban and heavily bejewelled, he is set off against a cinnamon painted ground , and. Very much in the Indian tradition, in which generation after generation of painters recreate images that have gone before with, no doubt. This is an example of Indian reverse glass painting at its elegant best, its authentic Art Deco period frame finished in a highly decorative, gold and black stylised pattern motif. Tradition, an engraving is laid down on the back of the glass before water or gum arabic paints are applied.
This is then fired in a kiln ensuring the paint bonds permanently with the glass. For obvious reasons, they are noted for their sheer brilliance, stunning clarity, stunning colours and liberal use of gilding.
Indian glass paintings celebrate all things. In their choice of subject matter. Familiar themes being portraits of royalty, as here, as well as deities, mythological figures, epic themes, icons, and both ornamental and botanical themes from nature. Other reverse glass paintings are available from lacewing-interiors.
See last three images for examples, and separate listings. ARTIST'S EASEL FOR DISPLAY ONLY, NOT INCLUDED. WILL BE DISPATCHED PROTECTED IN POLYSTYRENE. To see the wide range of Indian vintage antiques currently in stock, search.The item "VINTAGE INDIAN REVERSE GLASS PAINTING, MAHARAJA PORTRAIT. MUGHAL ELITE" is in sale since Thursday, December 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "lacewing-interiors" and is located in Hampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.