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Rare Paintings of Shivaji Maharaj

-Mahaveer Sanglikar

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, i.e. King Shivaji was great Maratha warrior of medieval India. With his small guerrilla army, he established a new kingdom by defeating mighty Mughals and Bijapur Saltanat. He recruited common people like cultivators, artisans, barbers, sweepers etc. into his army.

His kingdom spread in Southern parts of India. After him, the kingdom became an Empire.

Here are some rare paintings of the great king.

Shivaji Painting by Mir Mohamad

Shivaji Painting by Mir Mohamad

Mir Mohamad, an artist and a contemporary of the great king painted this beautiful picture. This picture is of historical importance.

Painting by a Dutch Artist

Painting by a Dutch Artist

Painting of King Shivaji by a Dutch artist

A rare painting of King Shivaji

A rare painting of King Shivaji

A portrait of Chhatrapti Shivaji Maharaj. Artist Unknown

Painting of Shivaji by Raja Ravi Varma

Painting of Shivaji by Raja Ravi Varma

Raja Ravi varma was one of the famous painter from India. This is painting of Shivaji Maharaj by Raja Ravi varma.

A painting by contemporary European artist. This painting is used by Government of India and Government of Maharashtra as official.

A painting by contemporary European artist. This painting is used by Government of India and Government of Maharashtra as official.

Official painting for Government of Maharashtra and Government of India.

Comments

Mahaveer Sanglikar (author) from Pune, India on May 10, 2012:

Ajay suryawanshi,

Thank you for the comments.

Ajay suryawanshi on April 21, 2012:

A very patriotic attempt to inspire the Maratahas.

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