Stone from Siddhabali Marg, Kotdwara, Uttarakhand around 1970. Famous Prime Minister Golda Meir of Israel.


  • Title: Golda Meir
  • Creator: Siddhesh
  • Date Created: 1970-06-16/1970-06-22
  • Location: Kotdwar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Type: Stone Painting
  • Contributor: Dr Padma Siddhesh
  • Rights: Siddhesh Memorial Foundation for Art
  • Medium: Oil on Stone
  • Serial Number: 117
  • Photography: Devraj Agarwal
  • Lifetime: 1924-07-24/1996-02-01
  • Creator's Biography: Siddhesh followed Modern Art. He was an impulsive and expressive Artist. His brushwork tells stories of yesteryears. He never sold his paintings but was sure that one day his Art will be valued by History writers. जड़-चेतन (<i>Jadd Chetan</i>): Artist had the unique ability to spot an object in an inanimate naturally carved stone lying around which spoke to him to be highlighted through colours. He identified the contours and shapes which he filled in through his pallette and revealed the figure to the world. He had the talent to turn stone into art form without a chisel. This became popular as जड़-चेतन (<i>Jadd Chetan</i>)।

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