PAINTINGS OF INDIA – MINIATURE PAINTINGS
The Miniature painting pattern is very large scale painting. It is a traditional Indian painting which was majorly practiced Royal families. With the advent of Miniature Paintings, large scale paintings dominated the scene.
This Miniature Painting new style figured first in the form of illustrations etched on palm-leaf manuscripts. The contents of these manuscripts included literature on Buddhism & Jainism. Miniature painting may also refer to the Persian miniature, Ottoman miniature, Portrait miniature, Painting miniature figures used in wargaming.
In eastern India, the principal of artistic activities of the Buddhist religion were Nalanda, Odantapuri, Vikramshila and Somarpura situated in the Pala kingdom (west Bengal & Bihar state). Indian paintings provided an aesthetic continuum that extends from the early civilization to the present day. Indian painting has also evolved over the years to become a fusion of various cultures and traditions.