Botanical Paintings of Indian Flowering Plants
Online Exhibition at India International Centre, New Delhi, 24 August – 6 September 2020
Two centuries ago, the British botanists began a visual study of Indian flora. Indian artists were commissioned to make botanical paintings that were sent back to Britain where it still survives in collections at some of the Royal botanical gardens.
India has always been a pluralist society with many influences. The flora is a manifestation of this. Over the centuries the Indian flora has been cross-pollinated through trade from regions across the world. These overtimes got indigenised and became Indian.
Siddhartha Das Studio had commissioned skilled miniature artists, Mohan Soni and Banwari Lal Jangid to create a series of botanical paintings of Indian flowering plants to celebrate this legacy.
Art Prints in A4 size acid-free paper are available on request and original paintings can be commissioned.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the request mentioning: Name of Flower, Prints/Original Painting.
Pore leaved bauhinia
Common Morning Glory
Pink Water Lily
Lilium bulbiferum var. croceum
Pride of India
Crab apple flower
Laurel Clock Vine
African Tulip Tree
Swan River Daisy