The Musician, KISHANGARH PAINTING BY SHEHZAAD ALI SHERANI
The painting depicts a lady playing a musical instrument (sitar/veena). There is a river full of bloomed lotuses in front of her. She is surrounded by peacocks and peahens. Behind her are two stylised trees, each with a peacock and numerous other birds on it. All of which have come to hear her play.
One of the well known Pichwai artists from Kishangarh, Shehzad Ali Sherani is the recipient of many awards like the State Award, the Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academi Commendation certificate and more. He has been practicing Pichwai and Kishangarh art for many years and learnt under the expert guidance of Padmashri Kripal Singh Shekhawat.
Kishangarh painting, 18th-century school of the Rājasthanī style of Indian painting that arose in the princely state of Kishangarh (central Rājasthān state). The school is clearly distinguished by its individualistic facial type and its religious intensity