Ganesh Bari

30 x 22 Inches
Rakesh Patel
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MediumSerigraph on paper
PublisherArcher Graphic Studio, Ahmedabad
ColourPrinted in 12 colours
Edition Size100

About Artist

Rakesh Patel
Rakesh Patel

Born in 1983, Delwada, Gujarat. He studied Diploma in Drawing and Painting from Sheth C. N. College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad. Since 1999, he has exhibited his works in vario... Read more


Limited Edition Serigraph printed in 12 colours on archival paper. This serigraph was published in an edition size of 100. This item will be shipped unframed, in a roll. The paper size is 30 x 22 inches, Image size is 27.25 x 20.25 inches. The print is signed by the artist and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

This limited edition serigraph is part of a series titled ‘The Ahmedabad Serigraphs’ which consist of 33 serigraphs done by 33 different artists each serigraph is a window to the city, as seen from the eyes of the artist, each of who has presented a central idea of Ahmedabad as testimony of their feeling for the city.

Ganesh Bari, is a compilation of elements hand-picked from the folklore and legends of Ahmedabad and the Sultanate dynasty. Individually talking about the elements, firstly the bottles and the saint inside one of these bottles (lower half of the canvas) and the impressions of one of the Gates of Ahmedabad, is picked from the tales of saint Manek Baba having miraculous powers and subsequently the building of famous ‘Ganesh Bari’, a structural portion of the Walled city built by Ahmed Shah. One of the legends also speak about how Goddess Laxmi was barred from exiting the Gates of Ahmedabad, to prevent prosperity from leaving this city. Here, the portrait of a woman is of Goddess Laxmi, further highlighting it with a lotus on her forehead. Inside the arch of this ‘Ganesh Bari’ are the carvings of Sidi Saiyyed Jali, which is symbolic of the cultural richness and prosperity of this city. ‘Ganesh Bari’ is a juxtaposition of various elements that aptly depict the making of Ahmedabad.