Siddhivinayak

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Siddhivinayak

78.6/24

Description

The print depicts Siddhivinayak - giver of all Siddhis - perfection, accomplishment or success.

Riddhi and Siddhi are two wives of Ganesha. Riddhi symbolically represent wealth and prosperity while Siddhi represents the intellectual and spiritual power.

Lithographs and oleographs of Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings depicting the humane look (god in the image of man) became highly popular in early 20th century and were known as ‘god photos’. Such prints were printed in Germany as well as in India in Raja Ravi Varma Press and Chitrashala Press. While Ravi Varma’s original paintings was prerogative enjoyed by aristocratic families, the colourful prints of his religious paintings were within the reach of common man.

Collection

Prints, Drawings and Photographs

Object Type

Print

Material

Paper

Schools/Culture/Period

Chitrashala Press, Pune, Maharashtra

Technique

Litho press printing

Date

Early 20th Century CE

Location

Pune,Maharahtra

Dimension

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