Nasik-Nav Panchwati

Nasik-Nav Panchwati

Nasik-Nav Panchwati

S. L. Haldankar

Nasik-Nav Panchwati




12.7 x 11.5 in. / 32.3 x 29.2 cm.


Watercolour on handmade paper

S. L. Haldankar, with the lightness of touch and gentleness of a vivid colour palette, paints here one of the most important pilgrim spots for the believers of Ram. It is believed that when Ram along with Sita and Lakshman went into exile for fourteen years, they made Panchwati their home. One of the sacred towns located near Nasik, Haldankar’s painting Nasik-Nav Panchwati serves as a strong visual documentation, revealing incredible details by the artist—the pilgrims, mostly women, the temple sites and the leafy section covering portions of the site.

published references

Singh, Kishore, ed., Indian Landscapes: The Changing Horizon (New Delhi: DAG, 2012), p. 34
Singh, Kishore, ed., A Visual History of Indian Modern Art, Volume II: Birth of Modernism (New Delhi: DAG, 2015), p. 229

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