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Triumph 2By Abhishek Kumar

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2022

Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas

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Dimensions: 152.4cm (H) x 106.7cm (W) x 5.1cm (D) / 60" (H) x 42" (W) x 2" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Series-2, Forms

There is uncertainty as to when elephant warfare first started but it is widely accepted that it began in ancient India.
The early Vedic period did not extensively specify the use of elephants in war. However in the Rigveda the king of Gods and chief Vedic deity Indra is depicted as riding either Airavata, a mythological elephant, or on the horse Uchchaihshravas as his mounts. Elephants were widely utilized in warfare by the later Vedic period by the 6th century BC.
The increased conscription of elephants in the military history of India coincides with the expansion of the Vedic Kingdoms into the Indo-Gangetic Plain suggesting its introduction during the intervening period. The practice of riding on elephants in peace and war was common among Aryans and non-Aryans, royalty or commoner, in the 6th or 5th century BC.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1987
Hometown: Delhi
Based in: Greater Noida

B.F.A. (Painting) - College of Art, New Delhi. (2013)

EXHIBITIONS PARTICIPATED:
-“ Winter Art Exhibition” at Gallery Du 808, Bristol, United Kingdom (2020)
-International Post-Card show at Surface Gallery, Nottingham, United Kingdom (2020)
-“ Summer Solace” at Gallery Du 808, Bristol, United Kingdom (2019)
-“ The Summer Art Collection” by Apparao Galleries at The …

 

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