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, 14 March 2011

G D Thyagaraj - City Gate

Today I am adding a photo of a painting I have been sent by Graham M from the USA.  It is bt G D Thyagaraj and shows some city gates.
Graham came across my blog and we exchanged emails and he has kindly agree for me to adda copy of the painting to the blog.  He purchased it from a retired missionary who worked in Northern India (which is where we understand that Thyagaraj moved to and lived).  The missionary had been living on the outskirts of Los Angeles in the USA.

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