Admirer of Paul Raj Paintings

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Paul was born in Kodaikanal on 22 September 1914 and died on 2 October 1979. G D Arulraj was born in 1925 and died in June 1972 while visiting India. Arul worked at Laguna Beach in the 60's and 1970's. G D Thyagaraj might have been born in 1922 and I am told that he probably died sometime before 1981. He moved to northern India as a young man. I lived in India as a child and spent a lot of time in Calcutta. My mother purchased several paintings directly from Paul Raj while living in Madras and this got me interested in his works. I then discovered he had two brothers Arul Raj and Thyaga Raj who were both fantastic artists. I could not find much information on the internet so decided to set up my own blog. Subsequently a Facebook tribute site has also been created to the memory of the three brothers. Contact me at:

Tuesday, 23 February 2010

G D Paul Raj - Rear of Painting

I made an interesting discovery when I was reframing this painting by Paul Raj that there was an abandoned painting on the reverse which looks like some attempt had been made to wash it away.  Never the less and interesting discovery.
The back also has the address of Paul Raj at the time he did this painting and the next photo shows this.
I will show the front of the painting next it is called "Lunchtime" and is my all time favourite.

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