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Where to learn Tanjore Paintings?

 This is a very pertinent question in every Tanjore art enthusiast's mind - Where to learn Tanjore Paintings? While thinking about it, so many questions arise in one's mind

  • Will anyone teach an art that is kept secretly among a few ones?
  • Will the entire process be taught?
  • Is it good to take …

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The Best of Goddess Lakshmi Tanjore Paintings

We have listed some of the best Lakshmi Devi Tanjore Paintings made by us in the past. Each one is unique. Read through the blog to know the difference

This Lakshmi depicts the Dhana Lakshmi form as Golden coins are falling from the pot into the tray. At the same time, there are two elephants…

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Ramar Pattabishekam (Ram Darbar) Tanjore Paintings - the story and various models

Welcome to Chola Impressions Blog section. In addition to making authentic and beautiful tanjore paintings, this is our attempt to highlight to importance of each tanjore painting and the story behind it. 

In this article, we will discuss about the Ramar Pattabishegam painting, the characte…

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The story of Kamadenu - the Divine Cow

Every Tanjore Painting has a story to tell. And so is this painting of Kamadenu and the sage Jamadagni.

Kamadenu, the divine Cow emerged when Asuras and Devas churned the Ocean of milk - Kshira Sagar. The churni…

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Where to buy Tanjore Paintings?

Where to buy Tanjore Paintings?



This is a pertinent question in the minds of many art lovers. In this post, we will elucidate you as much as we can on the various quality aspects of Tanjore Paintings which will serve you as a guiding mechanism while purchasing Tanjore paintings. …

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Dhasavatharam Tanjore Painting by Chola Impressions


Dhasavatharam is a core theme in Hindu culture that teaches us countless things if observed closely. 

For some, it is the origin of species, which Darwin discovered hardly 100 years ago. And for some, it is partly the evolution of Humans from animal-like and uncultured to a civilised man, an…

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What is the unique feature of Tanjore paintings?

This question was posted on Quora (link here). This article is a reproduction of the answer given by our founder.

  1. The unique feature of Tanjore Painting is its 3-D property. Let us explain it further. Tanjore Painting is the only painting to have EMBOSS on it. That is, the painting has areas…

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Eight Massive 11 ft Ashtalakshmi Tanjore Paintings made by us in record 18 days

At Chola Impressions, we strive to achieve excellence by doing things that were never done before.

20 different artists worked together for 18 days tirelessly to make Eight Lakshmi Paintings of size 11 feet each.

A feat that was never achieved before. No one thought it was even remotely …

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The uniqueness of Balaji Tanjore Paintings


"Whatever actions I perform, by body, mind, senses or intellect. I surrender them at the feet of Sri Narayana."


Balaji Tanjore Painting is one of the finest art works one would ever encounter, but rarely appreciated.


It highlights the level of craftsmanship involved in …

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Krishna Janmashtami 2016 wishes from Chola Impressions

Chola Impressions wishes each & everyone of you a very happy Krishna Janmashtami (Gokulashtami as it is widely called in South India)

Here is a tribute to Lord Krishna on the occasion - Enjoy the video compilation of our work portraying each stage of Lord Krishna as a child


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Some interesting facts about Tanjore Paintings that you may not have heard about


How about some really interesting facts about Tanjore Paintings?


1. Thanjavur Paintings always have a story to tell, they predominantly portray Hindu gods, goddesses and saints. Episodes taken from Hindu Puranas, Sthala-puranas and other religious texts were visually interpreted, …

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