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Ravi Varma-Princess Damayanthi talking with Royal Swan about Nala

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Ravi Varma-Princess Damayanthi talking with Royal Swan about Nala

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Damayanti, the princess of Vidarbha Kingdom, talking with a divine swan, who tells her about Nala, the king of Nishada. This story has been narrated in many Hindu scriptures, including the Mahabharat and the Nishada Charita.
മലയാളം: ദമയന്തി ഹംസത്തിനോട് നളനുള്ള സന്ദേശം പറയുന്നു
සිංහල: නල පිළිබඳ රාජකීය හංසයා සමග කතබහේ යෙදෙන දමයන්ති

Ravi Varma (1848–1906), Indian painter best known for uniting Hindu mythological subject matter with European realist historicist painting style. He was one of the first Indian artists to use oil paints and to master the art of lithographic reproduction of his work. In addition to incidents in Hindu mythology, Varma painted many portraits of both Indians and British in India.

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