Class XII

Note- As par latest syllabus the theory paper has been reduced to 30marks and Practical exam increased to 70 marks   

 PAINTING (Code No. 049)         CLASS–XII (2020-21)

Unit 1 

(a) Six Limbs of Indian Painting & Fundamentals of Visual Arts (Elements and  Principles of Arts) 

(b) The Rajasthani and Pahari Schools of Miniature Painting (16th Century A.D. to 19th Century A.D.)

A brief introduction to Indian Miniature Schools:

Pala Style (Eastern Indian Miniature Painting)

Jain Style (western Miniature painting)

Apbhransh Style (Central Indian Miniature painting)

The Rajasthani School School of Miniature Paintings

1. Origin and Development

2. Sub-Schools -1.Mewar, 2.Bundi, 3.Jodhpur, 4.Bikaner, 5.Kishangarh and 6. Jaipur

3. Main features of the Rajasthani School

4. Study of method & material and appreciation of the following Rajasthani paintings Title Painter Sub-School

1.”Maru-Ragini – Sahibdin – Mewar” 2. “Raja Aniruddha Singh Hara – Utkal Ram – Bundi” 3.”Chaugan Players – Dana – Jodhpur” 4. “Krishna on swing – Nuruddin – Bikaner” 5.”Radha (Bani- Thani) – Nihal Chand – Kishangarh” 6.”Bharat Meets Rama at Chitrakuta – Guman – Jaipur”           

The Pahari School:

1. Origin and development

2. Sub-Schools- 1.Basohli, 2.Guler, 3.Kangra, 4.Chamba and 5.Garhwal

3. Main features of the Pahari School

4. Study of method & material and appreciation of the following Pahari paintings: Title Painter Sub-School 1.”Krishna with Gopis – Manaku- Basohli” 2.”Nand, Yashoda and Krishna with Kinsmen Going to Vrindavana – Nainsukh –  Kangra

Unit 2: 

(a) The Mughal School of Miniature Painting

  1. Study of method & material and appreciation of the following Mughal Paintings: Title Painter

1.”Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhana –  Miskin”  2.”Birth of Salim –  Ramdas” 3.”Falcon on a Bird-Rest Ustad Mansoor” 4.”Kabir and Raidas-  Ustad Faquirullah Khan” 5.”Marriage Procession of Dara Shikoh- Haji Madni”   

1. Origin and development 

2. Main features of the Mughal School

(B) Deccan Schools of Miniature Painting  

1. Origin and development

2. Main features of the Deccan School

3. Study of method & material & appreciation of the following Deccan paintings: Title Painter – Sub-School 1.”Ragini Pat-hamsika – Unknown- Ahmadnagar” 2.”Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya and Amir Khusro- Unknown – Hyderabad” 3.”Chand Bibi Playing Polo (Chaugan)- Unknown -Gol Konda” 

Unit 3:

The Bengal School of Painting

(i) Origin and development of the Bengal School of Painting  

(ii) Main features of the Bengal School of Painting

(iii) Introduction to the life and creative expressions of the following painters Study of method & material and appreciation of the following paintings of the Bengal school:

 (i)Journey’s End – Abanindranath Tagore

(ii) Shiv and Sati- Nandlal Bose

(ii) Rasa-Lila – Kshitindranath Majumdar

(iv) Radhika – M.A.R. Chughtai

(v) Meghdoot – Ram Gopal Vijaivargiya

(B) National Flag of India and the Symbolic significance of its forms and the colors.

(C) Contribution of Indian artists in the struggle for National Freedom Movement

  1. Tiller of the Soil – Nand lal Bose (Painting)

Unit -4

The Modern Trends in Indian Art

Introduction to the life and creative expressions of the following paintings, Study of method & material and appreciation of the following Contemporary (Modern) Indian Art

Paintings:

(i) Rama Vanquishing the Pride of the Ocean – Raja Ravi Varma

(ii) Mother and child – Jamini Roy 

(iii) Haldi Grinders – Amrita Sher Gil 

(iv) Mother Teresa – M.F. Husain

(v) The Vulture – Kamlesh Dutt Pandey 

Graphic – prints:

(i) Whirl pool – Krishna Reddy 

(ii) Children – Somnath Hore 

(iii) Devi – Jyoti Bhatt

(iv) Of Walls – Anupam Sud

(v) Man, Woman and Tree – K. Laxma Goud

Sculptures:

(i) Triumph of Labour – D. P. Roy chaudhary

(ii) Santhal Family – Ramkinkar Vaij

(iii) Cries Un – heard – Amar Nath Sehgal

(iv) Ganesha – P.V. Janaki Ram

(v) Chatturmukhi – Aekka Yada Giri Rao

The names of artists and titles of their artworks as listed above are only suggestive and in no way exhaustive. Teachers and students should expand this according to their own resources. However, the questions will be set from the above-mentioned artworks only.

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