Paintings of Indiahas always had recognition in the world.India has been the home of arts and crafts since prehistoric times and painting is no exception to this fact. Indians knew the art of painting since primitive times, the cave paintings are testimony to it.
Indian paintings provide an aesthetic continuum that extends from the early civilization to the present day. From being essentially religious in purpose in the beginning, Indian painting has evolved over the years to become a fusion of various cultures and traditions.
Indiahas been nest of colours since primitive time, the petroglyphs 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 paintings of India, and the colors, mostly various shades of red and orange, were derived from minerals. The Ajanta Ellora Caves are one of the most ancient proof of paintings of India
Painting styles differ from region to region, and from period to period. Like any other country the unique geographical positioning of India, played a significant role in the flowering of distinct regional styles. There are variety of distinct style each contributing to India’s art treasure.
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