Original art for sale at UGallery.com | Of the Kings and Queens by Swarup Dandapat | $750 | watercolor painting | 15' h x 22' w | ..\art\watercolor-painting-Of-the-Kings-and-Queens

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Of the Kings and Queens

Swarup Dandapat
Ugallery 5345191256 UGallery

Watercolor painting on Paper New

Painting wraps around edges

Ready to frame

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front

2020

15" h x 22" w |0 lbs. 3 oz.

In stock $750

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"London may be known today as a global finance, trade and business hub, but it is more a city of the kings and queens in my eyes, and will always be so," says Swarup. "The Admiralty Arch building giving access to Trafalgar Square from The Mall retains that old world charm. You can easily lose the sense of time and space looking at this historic building from The Mall side, and feel yourself going back to that bygone era."

Swarup Dandapat

Kolkata, India

Artist Swarup Dandapat preserves the memory and atmosphere of places in time with his impressionist watercolor paintings. Growing up in a middle-class family in a small industrial town in India, Swarup took the unlikely path of pursuing art from a young age. With great support from his parents, he earned a BFA from Government College of Art & Craft in Kolkata, India, one of the country's preeminent art schools. After 15 years as a web designer, he transitioned to a full-time career as a professional artist. Out in the world, Swarup soaks in the atmosphere, makes several sketches and takes photos for his inspiration. Back in his studio, he looks at his references for days until scenes mix together, experiences get superimposed on each other and an image begins to form. "Watercolor empowers me to capture the charm of a city, its people and its architecture. I call my watercolor paintings the Gallery of Life, where the subject and the medium both breathe life." He enjoys listening to low key music, mostly instrumental, to create a calm and soothing environment for his creative process. When Swarup is not painting, he enjoys the creativity in cooking and baking as well as taking care of his plants, which he considers family. His work has been showcased at galleries in Dubai, New Delhi and Paris.

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