• INDIAN POLITY FOR CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATIONS
  • Indian Culture for Prelims Preparation
  • Environment and Ecology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Science & Technology
  • Indian History
  • Current Affairs

Paintings of India

  1. Bikaner Style
  2. Mughal painting
  3. Madhubani
  4. Mural paintings
  5. Kalamkari
  6. Kangra
  7. Kalighat
  8. Mysore
  9. Pahari
  10. Rajput
  11. Pithora
  12. Baiga
  13. Warli
  14. Thanjavur
  15. Shekawati painting
  16. Guler
  17. Dhokra
  • Class VI- NCERT- Our Past I- Chapter 12

  • Class VII- NCERT- Our Past II -Chapter 9

  • Class XI- NCERT- An Introduction to Indian Art- Chapter 5

  • Spectrum’s Facets of Indian Culture- Chapter 7

 

[2013 Prelims]

1)Consider the following historical places:
1. Ajanta Caves
2. Lepakshi Temple
3. Sanchi Stupa
Which of the above places is / are also known for mural paintings?
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) None

[2014 Prelims]

1)With reference to Buddhist history, tradition and culture in India, consider the following pairs :
Famous shrine Location
1. Tabo monastery and temple complex : Spiti Valley
2. Lhotsava Lhakhang temple, Nako : Zanskar Valley
3. Alchi temple complex : Ladakh
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

[2015 Prelims]

1)Kalamkari painting refers to:
(a) a hand-painted cotton textile in South India
(b) a handmade drawing on bamboo handicrafts in North-East India
(c) a block-painted woollen cloth in Western Himalayan region of India
(d) a hand-painted decorative silk cloth in North-Western India