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Umaid Villas houses the gallery of miniature paintings which mainly are the property of the Jodhpur school. Their interest was mainly influenced by Jain Art but changed after establishing connections with Delhi the Mughal, the style changed. There is a portrait of Maharawal Jaswant Singh of Jaisalmer as well as Umaid Vila?s masterpiece, a painting of Maharaja Pratap Singh painted by a Jodhpur artist called Amar Das.

There are numerous pictures of Rajas playing Holi (Hindu festival of colour) with their wives, splashing colour on each other.

Address: Mehrangarh Fort, Jodphur

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  • Written May 13, 2006
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