A Man being Hunted by Beast, Bhimpetka Cave Paintings, India
The researchers, after using their modern microscopes and experienced minds, have found out that some of the shelters were inhabited by humans. the time would be, perhaps, around and before 100,000 years. The evidences they arrived upon such conclusions are the rock carvings and rock paintings in these caves, supposed to be done by the eary settlers. The colours used in these paintings seems to be made from stones. The tools they used would be like stones and brushes made from the material locally available. Some of the paintings are believed to be done before 30,000 years. Bhimpetaka is 40 km from the regional capital city
Ajanta Caves paintings are representatives of the ancient time when the art of paintings was practiced by ruler-sponsored artists and Buddha Monks. The caves of Ajanta and Ellora, situated in the central part of India that is known as Maharashtra, contain paintings done on their walls. Most of the paintings these caves are mainly “Buddhist Religious Art”.
The time period of these masterly pieces is believed to be 2nd century BCE.
The time period of these masterly pieces is believed to be 2nd century BCE.These paintings depict subtlety and sophistication the artists have mastered displaying before centuries. The paintings of this style of art are also seen in fragments of murals in many parts of south India.
One of the best times for the art of paintings in India is the Mughal era, the time of sixteenth and seventeenth century, the time of Mughal Miniature Paintings. It was the time when Mughal Kings ruled over most parts of India; and the Rajput kings that ruled the Rajputana, comprising the most part of the then greater India. The desire for artistic pursuits and due to their likings for the art of painting, these kings became supporter and sponsors for developing the art. The artists in this period mainly practiced miniature style of paintings, they style which was imported from Persia. The Rajasthan and Jaipur School of Paintings, too, was prominent style of painting during this period.