History of Indian Art
History of Indian Art Paintings in India revolved with the
religious deities and kings. These paintings varied from large
frescoes of Ellora to the intricate Mughal miniature paintings.In Rajasthan, it developed around Mewar which was mostly inspired by various scenes from Indian mythology. Majorcenters of miniatures, namely Kishangarh, Udaipur , Jaipur
and Marwar have their own styles of depicting religious and
Rajput painting, a style of Indian painting, evolved and
flourished, during the 18th century, in the royal courts of
Rajputana. Each Rajput kingdom evolved a distinct style, but with certain common features. Rajput paintings depict anumber of themes, events of epics like the Ramayana and theMahabharata, Krishna' life, beautiful landscapes and humans.
Miniatures were the preferred medium of Rajput paintings,
but several manuscripts also contain Rajput paintings, andpaintings were even done on the walls of palaces,and innerchambers of the forts.