Y.G. Srimati (1927-2007) was a painter from Madras. She studied graphics in the Art Student League, New York, in 1964-66. She exhibited her works in various shows (single and group shows). A number of her works are in the New York Public Library, the Smithsonian Institute and the Library of Congress. Apart from painting, Srimati was also a talented vocalist, and learnt both Hindustani and Carnatic styles. She played the veena, as well as several other instruments.
Here are some of her watercolours: the figures are tall and slender, and reminiscent of the wall murals at Ajanta.
|Shiva Nataraja (1945)|
|Eklavya practicing archery (1945-46)|