Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery


It is located in Sayaji Bagh, the museum houses a collection which belonged to the former maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad. Indian rulers during the Raj often collected all kinds of European art and other knick knacks.

Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery



It is located in Sayaji Bagh, the museum houses a collection which belonged to the former maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad. Indian rulers during the Raj often collected all kinds of European art and other knick knacks.

Largely being the personal bunch of the maharaja, the exhibits span across centuries and continents, as well as diverse art forms. There are Greek and Roman sculpture with European paintings of earlier periods. Asian section has items from Burma, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, China & Japan made of wood, ivory, bronze and pottery.

The Indian art section is a set of ancient objects. There is a bronze jar circa 2nd century AD, which is affiliated with the Graeco-Roman trading with India around Gujarat in pre historic times. There are painted compositions from Rajasthan school, a Ragamala series and family portraits.

Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery
Sayaji Park Vadodara

Timing: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm

Closed on Mondays and government holidays


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Author: hinal16 Aug 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hi, Deepika

Thank you for giving us such true and history based use full information to us.

with regards
hinal

Author: Deepika16 Aug 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

Hi Hinal,

Thanks for the comments.

Regards,
Deepika



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