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The Reaper - waiting for the ferry by Raja Ravi Varma

This video shows The Reaper – waiting for the ferry a painting by Raja Ravi Varma, the great Indian Painter. The painting portrays a typical village scene of Kerala, where the reaper with her sheaves of paddy is waiting on the bank of a river for the ferry to come.

Raja Ravi Varma was an Indian painter from the princely state of Travancore in Kerala India. His paintings serve as some of the best examples of the fusion of Indian and European art and it also depicts the minute observations he had on the nature and the happenings around him.