Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar on Edwin Lord Weeks

'Iconic Masterpieces of Indian Modern Art, Edition 2' opened on 11 February, featuring fifty artworks which shaped the trajectory of pre-modern and modern art in the country. As part of the exhibition, Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar explores arts patronage in Mewar under Maharaja Fateh Singh and reflects on artist Edwin Lord Weeks’ painting ‘Lake at Oodeypore’, capturing, in the Orientalist style, lake Pichola as the soul of Udaipur.