Art: Brahmin Artist

When Nagesh Terimbakrao Yawalkar was 18 he left his father's house in Suvasara, State of Gwalior, India and journeyed to Bombay to be an artist. At the end of two months he was sleeping in Bombay parks. Then a calendar company commissioned him to paint a goddess. After two more months of painting goddesses, young Yawalkar tired of city life and lit out for home. There he remained until about a year ago, when the young, rich, plump, art-loving Maharaja of Gwalior invited him to show his paintings at the palace, Upshot of that...

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