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RIYAZ

On my travels to Rajasthan I came across a man known as Riyaz in Jaipur. Riyaz practices the centuries old tradition of Indian miniature painting. All his paintings are painted with a single hair. Indian miniatures are typically executed on a very humble scale for books or albums on paper and cloth. The art of miniature painting reached its glory during the Mughal period but was pioneered by the Palas of Bengal.

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