Choti Jali Collection (multiple unique works)
hand drawn etching and monoprint with detailed line and deep rich texture and embossing.
Set of unique works available individually or in any combination, typically in groups of 3, 4, 6, 9, 12.
Please do get in touch to discuss available works and bespoke colourways.
Individual image size 27 x 43cm
Individual float mounted frame size 37 x 52cm
Multiple works can also be framed together in a large single frame.
Crumbling palaces, echoing pillared halls, mesmerizing carving and dreams in stone are the inspiration for this, collection, an exhibition of unique works on paper that captures the essence of Indian architecture.
They are the spaces and elements she seeks out on her journeys around North India. The sense of place, rich emotion and meaning that she finds, Natasha brings back to us conveyed through rich colours, intricate design, subtle and evocative textures. Always with a twist that makes her work unique, and exciting.
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A jali (or jaali) is the term for a perforated stone or latticed screen, with an ornamental calligraphy or geometry pattern. Early work was performed by carving into stone, later the Mughals used marble and semi-precious stones to create inlaid patterns.
The Choti Jali (Choti meaning small) window series captures sunlight piercing the intricate stone fretwork of jali windows in the women’s quarters of Kota Palace, Rajasthan.
The Triptych’s are inspired by three windows in Bundi Palace, Rajasthan.