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:

Monday, 24 May 2010

G D Paulraj - The River

This is a very bright painting by G D Paulraj of several boats transporting goods down a river.
I had thought at first they might be fishing boats, but clearly the boat in the foreground has a heap of boxes stacked on the deck of the boat.


  1. Its really bright. Affter all these years also it still looks quiet bright. Paulraj must have been in very bright mood when he painted this..

  2. This one has a slightly different style..more like an illustration..But it's brilliant again