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Mahakali with Yantra- The Cosmic Form of Goddess Kali
Madhubani Painting On Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
28.50 inch X 20.5 inch
Item Code: DP34
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Ganesha's Rudra Tandava with Two Serpents and Yantra
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper Treated with Cow Dung
Artist - Goluji
21 inch X 29.0 inch
Item Code: DP37
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Damsels Playing Dandiya  (The Folk Dance of Gujarat)
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Sangeeta Devi
21.00 inch x 29.00 inch
Item Code: DP38
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Women Grinding Flour with Traditional Hand Chakki
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Sangeeta Devi
21.00 inch x 29.00 inch
Item Code: DP39
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Lord Buddha Seated Under The Bodhi Tree
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vandana Devi & Rama Kumar
19.5 inch X 27.5 inch
Item Code: DP40
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Rasa Mandala
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vandana Devi
28 inch x 21 inch
Item Code: DP41
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Dense Tree of Life with Wildlife and Fishes
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Puja
28 inches x 20 inches
Item Code: DP42
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Radha Krishna in Upavan
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Madan
21.00 inch X 29.00 inch
Item Code: DP43
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Serpent Coiled Shri Yantra
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Goluji
28.00 inch X 20.00 inch
Item Code: DP44
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Lion of Goddess Durga
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Babita Devi
28 inch x 20 inch
Item Code: DP45
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Rudratandava, With Rudrayantra And Invocation
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Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Golu Ji
21.00 inch X 29.00 inch
Item Code: DP19
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Chinnamasta The Goddess Who Cuts Off Her Own Head
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper Treated with Cow Dung
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artists: Sanjay Kumar Jha
20.50 inch X 28.50 inch
Item Code: DP21
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Under The Canopy Of The Bridal Tree
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Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)Artist : Lakshmi Devi
21.00 inch X 28.00 inch
Item Code: DP24
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Eighteen-Armed Goddess Durga Killing Mahishasura
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper Treated with Cow Dung
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist:Sangita Devi
20.5 inch X 28.5 inch
Item Code: DP26
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Lord Ganesha Shivaparivar
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper Treated with Cow Dung
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Lakshmi Devi
28.50 inch X 20.5 inch
Item Code: DP27
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Tribal Four Armed Ganesha
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Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Madhava
20.50 inch x 28.50 inch
Item Code: DP28
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Matsyamandala
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Rama Pyari devi
28.50 inch x 20.50 inch
Item Code: DP29
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Dancing Peacocks on The Vibrant Tree of Life
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Bacchi Devi
20 inch x 28 inch
Item Code: DP30
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Elephant and Peacock with Tree of Life
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist - Bacchi Devi
20.50 inch x 28.00 inch
Item Code: DP31
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Auspicious Fishes
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Bacchi Devi
28.50 inch X 20.5 inch
Item Code: DP32
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The Iconic Triad of Lakshmi, Ganesha and Saraswati
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper Treated with Cow Dung
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Madhavi
28.5 inches X 20.5 inches
Item Code: DP33
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Lord Ganesha Dancing and Stretching a Snake Over His Head (Framed)
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Pravakar Das
19.5 inch x 25.5 inch - Frame
12 inch x 18 inch - Painting
Item Code: PW73
$595.00
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Peacocks Atop The Sacred Tree
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
20 inch x 28 inch
Item Code: DP09
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Devi Chamunda In Her Ferocious Elements
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper Treated with Cow Dung
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Goluji
20.00 inch X 28.00 inch
Item Code: DP10
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Indian Folk Painting
Folk painting is assuredly the oldest traditional art still being created in India. The earliest examples - images of animals and hunters found on rock shelters in the region of modern Bhopal in central India - date back more than seven thousand years. The Indian folk paintings presented here still carry the lively imprint of ancient and inventive minds.

Folk Paintings are living traditions, which can be classified into two categories: those that are executed on ritual occasions for the express purpose of "installing" a deity, and those that are essentially narrative in character, the themes of narration being primarily from the ancient Indian epics. These may be executed on a wall (bhitti-chitra), on a canvas (pata-chitra), and on the floor (bhumi-chitra).' Sometimes the twin functions of Indian folk painting, the magico-religious ritual and narration, overlap.

Indian Folk Paintings: The Art of Magic Diagrams

"Magic diagrams", or auspicious symbols, outlined on the floor, in rice paste and/or coloured powder are executed by women almost all over India, form the major iconography of India folk paintings. These designs are known as kolam in South India, mandana in Rajasthan, rangoli in Maharashtra, sathiya in Gujarat, alpona in Bengal, aripana in Bihar, apna in the western Himalayas, chowka purna and sona rakhna in Uttar Pradesh, osa in Orissa and aripona in other parts of northern India. These line drawings are potent receptacles of cosmic powers that are essentially benevolent and protective in nature.

Ornamentation in Indian Folk Painting:

Folk painters in India have employed traditional ornamentation in their work. They have done so not so much to beautify their paintings but to more fully express their devotion to their deities. While Indian folk artists have created works pleasing in color and design, in no instances have they intended to make paintings "for art's sake" or for aesthetic reasons alone, that is, primarily to be put on a wall or other support and admired as beautiful visual form.

An enormous stylistic range is evident among the traditions and types of Indian folk painting presented here, from bare essential contours to painstaking, miniature-like rendering of details to the precise, geometrized figural abstractions reminiscent of India's prehistoric painting.

It is the goal of this collection of Indian folk painting to capture something of the amazing spectra of the etarnal tradition of Indian folk art, and to provide a framework for understanding its motives and iconography. Folk Paintings have been selected here for their aesthetic appeal as well as for their representative value, and, wherever possible, to show the evolution of a tradition and even the contrasts within it.

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