This cityscape, rendered in delightful colours, is a traditional Rajasthani reverse glass painting. Reverse glass painting is an Indian tradition in which generations of painters recreate popular images for a local market. Representations of cityscapes and landscapes are highly unusual in a tradition dominated by more traditional subjects such as portraits of the ruling classes, mythological figures, participants in the Hindu epics, icons and ornamental themes from nature. Thus this charmingly naive painting is an especially unique and interesting vintage example of a traditional art form.It is mounted in its original wooden picture frame.
This painting measures 39cm x 30.5cm.