the Persian Princess in SHAKUNTALA

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This painting is based on the story of Shakuntala and the form of Koodiyattam.

Shakuntala is the world famous Sanskrit play by Kalidasa, and the story is from the epic Mahabharata.

Koodiyattam is the only surviving ancient Sanskrit drama theatre, which is recognized by UNESCO as cultural heritage.

Inspirations:

 

Mowen Li

the Persian Princess in SHAKUNTALA
Acrylic on Paper
380mm X 560mm
2017.6.17. Philippines

 

 

 

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