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Beauty and Spirituality

Beauty and Spirituality

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Kishangarh School Pencil Sketch on Old Paper by Late Gopal Kumavat

9.5" X 11.5"
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The quest for the beautiful is the true function of art. Art expresses beauty, the limit of which is not just visual but penetrates and exploits the mental and spiritual spheres.

The artist does not feel the need for technique or medium to express himself. Using just a lead pencil, he is able to portray the depth of beauty an emotion. On her way to the temple to pay obeisance to the deity, she is all dressed and adorned. The artist has depicted her having a voluptuous figure with delicate limbs. The treatment of the hand and fingers is extraordinary. Her features are true to the canons of beauty and aesthetics. The bow shaped eyebrow has a lotus shaped eye below. The straight nose gives way to a full mouth and a rounded chin. Most part of her forehead is covered by a huge 'tikka'. Her long hair is curling around her face and upper body in an untamed manner.

In her delicate hands, she holds the things required for a ritualistic prayer. Unflinching, she holds a burning diya, the flame of which reaches high. In the other hand she holds a tray replete with a 'purna kumbh', the auspicious water pot, coconut, fruit and beetle leaves. The pot is topped by a full bloomed lotus flower. She also balances a garland of flowers to offer to the deity.

Unquivering draughtsman ship and judicious shading are the highpoints of this amazing drawing.

Click here to view the Complete Collection of Paintings and Sketches by this artist


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