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Shree Lal Joshi

Artists : A Brief Introduction


Shree lal Joshi              Kayan Joshi              Gopal Joshi               Pradeep Mukerjee

Padma Shri Shree Shrilal Joshi is leading Phad painter among all the other Joshi Artist comes from the Joshi lineage of Chhipa cloth printers and dyers. His sons Kalyan Joshi and Gopal Joshi are also creative artists and they have brought very new approach to Phad Paintings. They have created many paintings in the form of Historical, Religious and Contemporary Art. 

They originated from Pur, a village near Bhilwara. Many generations ago their ancestors migrated to Shahpura state founded in 1631 AD. There they painted scenes on the walls and ritual art for the king and local patrons, plus produced phads for singers. The artistic skills were passed down among the men folk of the lineage. This family dispersed late 19th century and in after years it established as a popular art in by crucial efforts of Shree Lal ji Joshi. 

Kalyan Joshi- The Phad Artist

Kalyan Joshi

Gopal Joshi

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