The Woman

A P Santhanaraj1971/1971

Cholamandal Artists' Village

Cholamandal Artists' Village
Chennai, India

Santhanaraj,a senior teacher and painter, influenced a whole generation of artists in the sixties. Though he was also a painter, his forte was line drawing which will serve as a contribution to the Madras Movement. The picture depicts a woman drawn in wiry line.


  • Title: The Woman
  • Creator: A P Santhanaraj
  • Date Created: 1971/1971
  • Location: Cholamandal Artists’ Village Injambakkam, Chennai, India.
  • Physical Dimensions: 47 x 36 cms
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Ink on Paper
  • Movement: Madras Movement
  • Creator's Lifetime: 1932/2009
  • Artist Biography: 1932 Born at Thiruvannamalai. 1953 Diploma, Government School of Arts & Crafts, Madras. 1954-56 Government of India Scholarship. 1957&62 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1967 Common Wealth Art Festival, London. 1983 Kalai Chammal Award, Tamil Nadu. 1997 Kala Rathna, AIFACS, New Delhi. 2009 Passes away in Chennai

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