Paintings of changing Indian contours on show

Paintings of changing Indian contours on show

Director of Victoria and Albert Museum Mark Jones said the paintings are of the European artists, who were spread across India during the 18th, 19th and early part of the 20th century.

More exhibitions
“The museum has preserved the art works for centuries. So far half a million Indians have seen the paintings. We would be glad to have many more exhibitions in the future,” he said.

Secretary for Ministry of Culture Jawhar Sircar said that the paintings depict the changing contours of India over the centuries.
Chief Secretary S V Ranganath inaugurated the exhibition on Thursday evening. The collection includes 93 art works portraying Indian life and landscape between 1790 and 1927.

The exhibition will be open for the public between 10 am and 5 pm.
The tickets are priced at Rs 10 for Indians above 18 years, Re 1 for students and Rs 150 for non-Indians. The gallery will be closed on Monday.
For details 22489220.
DH News Service

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