Tanjore Painting also known as Thanjavur Painting is a classical South Indian
painting from Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. They are defined by vivid, rich colours,
simplistic iconic depiction, extensive gesso work, and decorated with precious or
semi-precious stones, cut glasses and trimmed with gold leaves. Tanjore paintings
are dominated by Gods and Goddesses .They are intricately made using traditional
techniques and stand out amongst other art forms due to the special and everlasting
shine and gleam of gold leaves used in the works.