Old Masters

Master painters or Old Masters have made significant contributions to the world of Indian art. They have helped in popularising art. It is due to their contribution that various schools of art have been established across India. Many of them have been outstanding art teachers and have taught several generations of artists. See profile and paintings of these master painters of India.

History of evolution of modern art in India

The art practice as we know it today can be traced to the art schools, which were established during the British Raj. The art practice and style of work in different regions of India can be identified as distinct schools or styles of art. Prominent among these are Bengal school, Bombay school, Santiniketan, Delhi school.

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Master Painters

The art schools mentioned above have produced some of the finest master painters or old masters of Indian art. The list includes names such as Raja Ravi Varma, Rabindranath Tagore, Abanindranath Tagore, Amrita Sher-Gil, Baburao Painter, Binode Behari Mukherjee, Nandalal Bose, Akbar Padamsee, A. A. Almelkar, Abalal Rahiman, B. Prabha, D. C. Joglekar, Dattoba Dalvi, F. N. Souza, Gaganendranath Tagore, H. C. Rai, J. D. Gondhalekar, Jamini Roy, K. B. Kulkarni, John Fernandes, K. H. Ara, L. N. Taskar, M. K. Parandekar, M. S. Joshi, M. V. Dhurandhar, Manjit Bawa, M. Achrekar, N. R. Sardesai, Raghuvir Mulgaonkar, Ramkinkar Baij, S. L. Haldankar, S. M. Pandit, Sadanand Bakre, Shiavax Chavda, V. A. Mali, Sudhir Khastagir, Vasant Amberkar, V. A. Gaitonde, Vishwanath Nageshkar.