difference between indian art and western art

Indian Art Western Art
a. Subjects covered in Indian art included human image in a portrait, mythological themes, portraits of gods and goddesses. One popular imperial tradition was that of picturesque landscape painting, portrait paintings and engravings.
b.The technique of oil painting was not part of Indian art till about 19th century. Western art had well developed the technique of oil painting .
c.Popular Indian style of paintings included mural paintings, miniatures, nation’s
ancient myths.
Western style of portraiture served as an ideal means of displaying the lavish lifestyles, wealth and status that the empire generated.

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