Banyan Tree

K.S. Gopal1975/1975

Cholamandal Artists' Village

Cholamandal Artists' Village
Chennai, India

Symbols have been his forte but he was equally fascinated with forms of nature. Due to the paucity of zinc plates for engraving, Gopal has improvised by using cardboard mount boards. An adhesive mixed with French chalk solution is brushed on the board surface to take prints.


  • Title: Banyan Tree
  • Creator: K.S. Gopal
  • Date Created: 1975/1975
  • Location: Cholamandal Artists’ Village Injambakkam, Chennai, India.
  • Physical Dimensions: 41 x 54 cms
  • Type: Cellograph
  • Medium: Cellograph
  • Movement: Madras Movement
  • Creator's Lifetime: 1938/1989
  • Artist Biography: 1938 Born in Thiruninravur. 1966 Diploma, Government College of Arts & Crafts, Madras; founder member Cholamandal Artists' Village, Madras. 1975 Three Men Show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay 1977 Graphic work Shop held at Ghari Studios, L.K.A., New Delhi. 1987 Award of the Tamil Nadu State Akademi. 1989 Passes away at Cholamandal.

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