(ibid, p. 60) The demand for his work led him to create a company to make reproductions to reach a wider audience. Frame: 35 3/8 x 28 3/4 in. Attribué à Raja RAVI VARMA Estimate: (33 by 25.4 cm.) Bodies, flesh, jewellery, costume furniture and architecture acquire a striking materiality, a verisimilitude.' RAJA RAVI VARMA OLD OLEOGRAPF ON PAPER, Estimate: village beauty oil on canvas 17 by 11 in. © 1986-2021 Invaluable, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Malabar Beauty Oil on canvas 14 x 103/4 in. ), Estimate: Ltd., 2010, p. 66 (illustrated) Category: Painting Style: Figurative Chaque monument est identifié en arabe à l'encre rouge. (F.S. Condition Report: Description: The precious stones and gems were to be sent back to London for sale there and the rest disposed locally. Raja Ravi Varma Heritage Foundation, Bangalore, India. and participating auction houses. Raja Ravi Varma (Indian, 1848-1906) oil on canvas, Full length portrait of a boy, signed and dated 1904, 48 x 30in. There is slight wear along the left and bottom edge of the painting and minor hairline craquelere in an area of sky on the upper right, the ground on the lower left and Damayanti's cheek. RAJA RAVI VARMA OLD OLEOGRAPF ON PAPER. provenance: Born in Kilimanoor, a small fiefdom in the princely state of Travancore (modern Kerala), Ravi Varma was educated at home and received his first lesson in picture-making from his uncle, the artist Raja Raja Varma. Ravi Varma's father was a scholar of Sanskrit and Ayurveda and hailed from the Ernakulam district in Kerala. Whether or not one has looked at his work closely or read about him, it is likely that most of us have seen Raja Ravi Varma's paintings — as calendar art, as an accompaniment to tales from Hindu mythology, or more recently, even memes on the internet. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale. $30,000 - $50,000. CONDITION: Minor inpainting, very good. On the death of Lakmichand, his son Raghunath Das, not possessing his father's business faculties, the affair of the firm were managed jointly by Lakmichand's two brothers, but the cruel hand of death removed them all one after another, leaving our friend Seth Lachman Das the sole surviving heir to the magnificent fortune. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. Well you're in luck, because here they come. Buy giclee prints of Ravi Verma's famous paintings online at Artzolo. Description: We've sent you an email to confirm your subscription. He is considered among the greatest painters in the history of Indian art.His works are one of the best examples of the fusion of European academic art with a purely Indian sensibility and iconography. The flowery backdrop lifts the painting and does not allow it to be as heavy as other portraits that are usually painted in dim interiors and have a plain dark background. Description: A conversation of about twenty minutes was followed by the inevitable garlands and "pan supari" which terminated the visit.' The amount of gold thread that would have been used in the embroidery is an automatic testament to his position. Raja Ravi Varma (1848 - 1906) Vasantasena signed 'Ravi Varma' (lower right) oil on canvas 39 5/8 x 18 in. There is restoration along bottom of painted area (above the outer unpainted area), and along part of outer right painted edge (to the right of the unpainted area). It is VERY large, larger than the original, and the painting measures a huge 220 cm by 150 cm (about 7 ft by 5 ft) . Oil on board full portrait of a gentleman wearing elegant gold edged robe adorned with various important medals and blue sash. Sri Krishna, in his role as an Envoy of Pandavas to the Kaurava Court. Description: Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906) was a celebrated Indian artist, famous for his realistic portrayal of Indian gods, goddesses and mythological characters, in scenes adapted mainly from the Mahabharata, Ramayana and the Puranas. Condition Report: Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906) , Untitled (Portrait of a Parsee Lady) Oil on canvas, Lot 5: VARMA, Raja Ravi (1848-1906, Indian), Lot 43: RAJA RAVI VARMA, 1848 - 1906 PORTRAIT OF SETH LACHMAN DAS, CIE, Lot 48: Circle of Raja Ravi Varma (Indian, 1848-1906) Portrait of an Indian girl, Lot 79: Circle of Raja Ravi Varma (Indian, 1848-1906) Portrait of an Indian girl, Lot 99: Raja Ravi Varma (Indian, 1848-1906) Indian, Lot 187: Raja Ravi Varma (Indian, 1848-1906) Indian, Lot 251: Raja Ravi (Indian, 1848-1906) A Musician in a Tree with Maidens Bathing in a Lakeprint34 x 24cm, Lot 299: RAVI VARMA (1848-1906) Two women, one with a tray signature. Oil on canvas. Lot 1447: Raja Ravi Varma (Indian, 1848-1906) Full length portrait of a boy, 48 x 30in. In his right hand he holds a delicate white handkerchief stained with red kumkum, possibly suggesting he has just completed a puja, which is further reinforced by his prominent tilak mark of the Ramanandi sect of Vaishnavites on his forehead. Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are provided by request as a courtesy to our clients, as such any condition report is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. (67 x 53 cm.) Raja Ravi Varma Raja Ravi Varma Sort by: Featured Best Selling Name, A-Z Name, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, new to old Date, old to new Showing : 1 - 15 of 32 (120.6 x 87.6 cm.) 273.) It was regarded as the most technically innovative Indian commercial press of its day, and prints produced by the Press had a strong influence on modern day Indian aesthetics. Description: Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. Ravi Varma had three siblings, a sister named Mangala Bayi and two brothers named Goda Varma (born 1854) and Raja Varma (born 1860). There she met a young Indian doctor who had recently completed his doctorate at the Vienna school of Medicine. He holds a fancy sword and wears a jewel encrusted hat. (33 by 25.4 cm.). Oil on canvas à vue : 25,5 x 34 cm et 25 x 34 cm (10 x 13.3 in. VarmaÆs work has enjoyed great popularity and escalating prices in the last 10 years, as collectors have realised his seminal position in Indian modern art, Wealthier families in India commissioned oil painting copies of VarmaÆs masterpiece, and this is one of them. The painting has been recently restored by Mr. Girish Koti of DWIJA Design & Art Conservation Centre, Description: He was the first Indian artist to employ European techniques and aesthetics to depict scenes from Indian epics. (Parsram Mangharam, 'Raja Ravi Varma - Family & Life Significant Dates', Raja Ravi Varma The Painter Prince 1848 - 1906, Bangalore, 2003, p. Oil on canvas Provenance- private collection, no further history known. £3,000 - £5,000. Maliyali BeautyOil on canvas23 11/16 x 17 5/16 in. Raja Ravi Varma's untitled (Damyanti) went under the hammer for USD 1,692,500. He also travelled widely in North India. Description: As can be seen in the photo, the clothes, jewellery and accessories, down to the handkerchief in his right hand, are identical to the painting, as is the confident and relaxed pose of the subject. PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR Condition Report: Description: Unlike most portraits that were done in an interior setting, the current work offers a view of the river Yamuna and the town of Mathura. Varma's work has enjoyed great popularity and escalating prices in the last 10 years, as collectors have realised his seminal position in Indian modern art, Wealthier families in India commissioned oil painting copies of Varma's masterpiece, and this is one of them. ), Estimate: Send me exclusive offers, unique gift ideas, and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. We stock thousands of magnificent oil paintings and canvas art to satisfy every style and taste. Description: Authenticity certificate available. In 1893 he established the first printing press in India, known as the Ravi Varma Oleographic and Chromolithographic Printing Workshop. Portrait d’un Maharadja Otherwise there are some minor, selective retouches in parts of right half of canvas (which may or may not be newer retouch as these small areas/spots appear darker under u.v. $20,000 - $30,000, Description: Description: ), Description: €4,000 - €6,000. Description: Twelve coloured postcards based on paintings by Raja Ravi Varma and printed at his press in Kerala:Jatauvadha, Vishnu Garud-vahan, Kirat & Bhilli, Shankar, Victory of Indrajit, Mohini, Sita's Marriage, Sita Vanvas, Gajagauri, Haunsa-Damayanti Sanvada, Vishwamitra Menaka, Shakuntala Patra-lekhana14 x 9 cms each (all mounted, glazed and framed in single frame), Estimate: Saying no will not stop you from seeing Etsy ads, but it may make them less relevant or more repetitive. Rather than value it for its architectural and historical relevance, its value was determined based on the price of the raw materials used in the construction. The balcony where he poses is a deliberate blend of East and West which is an intentional choice by the artist, as it only serves to highlight the sitter's revered position within both Indian and British social circles. Description: Up for Auction is a stunning Lacquer on Board Painting (IN THE STYLE OF) celebrated Indian Malyali Artist, Raja Ravi Varma. $500,000 - $700,000. 985, Condition Report: As is documented in Ravi Varma's brother, C. Raja Raja Varma's diary, Ravi Varma and his brother traveled extensively in Northern India in early 1895, a year before the current painting was completed, including visits to Rajasthan, Mathura and Agra. Raja Ravi Varma Dhruv Narayan - II Oleograph 20 x 14 inches Great! Framed. Framed. Description: Signed and dated 'Ravi Varma / 1896' lower left, Estimate: The upraised palm and fingers of the figure appear to have been painted at a later date. 49.) (C. Raja Raja Varma, A Narrative of the Tour of Upper India of His Highness Prince Martanda Varma of Travancore, 1896, p. In 1941 Austria was in a state of political turmoil so she and her fiance, Dr. Surendra Singh travelled to India and married the following year. The painting is a faithful copy of VarmaÆs masterpiece, except for one strange difference û the artist has chosen, perhaps due to the family commission, to portray all the women with a similar face, maybe honouring a wife or daughter. COD and Global shipping available for eligible products. light at center right - origins/purpose/why are unknown to us. BEFORE YOU GO! Etsy uses cookies and similar technologies to give you a better experience, enabling things like: Detailed information can be found in Etsy’s Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy and our Privacy Policy. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE. Painted in 1897. Raja Ravi Varma (Indian, 1848-1906) oil on canvas, Full length portrait of a boy, thought to be John Hugo Russell, the son of Lord Ampthill, Governor of Madras and patron of the artist signed and dated 1904, 48 x 30in. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free of defects, imperfections, restoration, wear and tear, or the effects of aging. The current work is a larger than life-size portrait of Seth Lachman Das, seated on what appears to be a semi-open balcony in his home in Mathura, with the town and the Yamuna river visible in the background. £5,000 - £8,000. The painting became much loved throughout India, and contemporary oleographic copies were sold widely. ), Description: Signed (l.r.). Maniram left three sons, the famous Seth Lakmichand, Radha Krishen and Govind Das, of which the first two each had a son, Raghunath Das, and Seth Lachman Das, respectively. He wears an elaborate velvet coat heavily embroidered with gold brocade and zardozi work on top of a deep red brocade under layer. The badge has a five-petaled red rose with green leaves in-between, inscribed 'VICTORIA IMPERATRIX' around a central engraved profile of Queen Victoria, and 'INDIA' inscribed on the five petals. UNTITLED (HIMALAYAN BEAUTY) $4,500 - $6,500, Description: You guessed it: red. LA KA'ABA ET MEDINE Deux documents polychromés, imprimés sur papier, l'un représentant la Ka'aba, les monuments qui l'entourent, et l'autre Médine. Notably, Sothebys and Christies are the past auctioneers of many of the famous Raja Ravi Varma paintings. 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