Landscape paintings in the Victoria Memorial collection
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Published by The Museum in Calcutta .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Calcutta


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Includes index.

Statementchiefly by European artists ; introduction and short biographies by Giles Eyre ; catalogue and text by Charles Greig.
ContributionsEyre, Giles., Greig, Charles.
LC ClassificationsND1367.I56 V53 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL158348M
LC Control Number99934007

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The Garden of the memorial was exquisitly designed on a total area of 57 acre with the building covering an area of ft by ft. On way to the north gate is a bronze statue of Queen Victoria .   Its other collection include paintings of the Sepoy mutiny of , oil paintings by Thomas and William Daniel, Abanindranath Tagore and Gaganendranath Tagore of the Bengal school of art, rare copies of illustrated texts by Shakespeare, Tipu Sultan's dagger, Maharaja Ranjit Singh's sword, manuscript of 'Akbarnama', Queen Victoria's piano, etc. Introduction to Paintings English Watercolours. Parkinson, Ronald. British Watercolours at the Victoria & Albert Museum. V&A Publications, Reynolds, Graham. English Watercolours An Introduction. Revised Edition, RNew Amsterdam Books, Romantic Landscape Painting. Wilcox, Scott. Victorian Landscape Watercolours. Hudson Hills, [out. Dec 1, - Victoria Memorial - Kolkata - India. A quick sketch from my honeymoon in India and Nepal by Matt Waruszynski (QuarterPolish).

  February Paintings: Victoria Memorial, Calcutta, from across the lake at night; The Tower of London & London Bridge at night. Charcoal drawing Jesus and the Crown of Thorns. Page NO. Indian Painting. Like the collection of western paintings, Victoria Memorial Hall also houses an excellent collection by the Indian artists through ages. From miniature paintings of Mughal and Rajput genre to masters of modern Indian painting like Nandalal Bose, Abanindranath Tagore, Gaganendranath Tagore the museum has a rich collection. Victoria Memorial pays homage to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore - the Noble Laureate Bengali Poet of India on his th Birth has acquired two hitherto unseen photographs in March and these two photographs (photographed by Mr. Sambhu . Emily Carr (Decem – March 2, ) was a Canadian artist and writer who was inspired by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast. One of the first painters in Canada to adopt a Modernist and Post-Impressionist style, Carr did not receive widespread recognition for her work until she changed subject matter from Aboriginal themes to landscapes—forest scenes in.

The Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, which was built between and It is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria, then Empress of India, and is now a museum under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. The memorial lies on the Maidan, near Jawaharlal Nehru Road (also known as Chowringhee Road).   Inside the Victoria Memorial jpg 3, × 2,; MB Investiture of the Order of the 1, × 1,; KB L'impératrice Eugénie et de la reine × ; KB.   The Victoria Memorial Hall has oil paintings, among the largest collections in the country. “Most of the paintings were done between .   Victoria Memorial With Awesome Landscape It was expected to be a living institution in memory of the Queen with particular emphasis on Indo-British history with the contribution obtained from the Indian people of more than a core of rupees in those days, the Memorial was given a shape.