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The Ten Mahavidyas - Set of Ten Paintings
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behera
11.5 inch x 17.5 inch
Item Code: PV14
$695.00
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Navadurga (The Nine Forms of Goddess Durga) Set of Nine Paintings
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behera
11.5 inch x 17.5 inch - size of each
Item Code: PV12
$595.00
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Dashavatara -  The Ten Incarnations of Lord Vishnu (Set of Ten Paintings)
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
11.5 inch x 17.5 inch - size of each
Item Code: PV13
$695.00
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Ashta Matrikas (Set of Eight Paintings)
Watercolor on Patti
Artist: Rabi Behera
11.5 inches X 17.5 inches - size of each
Item Code: PV11
$595.00
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Ravana in His Court, Illustration From Ramayana
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
41 inch X 29.5 inch
Item Code: PV06
$155.00
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Shri Yantra (Shri Chakra)
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Artist: Vidya Devi and Dhirendra Jha
14 inch x 21.5 inch
Item Code: DN79
$125.00
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Shri Yantra (Shri Chakra)
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Artist: Vidya Devi and Dhirendra Jha
14 inch x 21.5 inch
Item Code: DN80
$125.00
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Awaking Kumbhakarana for Battle with Rama; Illustration from Ramayana
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
41.5 inch x 30 inch
Item Code: PV07
$135.00
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(Large Size) Krishna with Gopikas in Vrindavan
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
74 inch x 43 inch
Item Code: PV10
$295.00
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Shri Krishna Lila
Water Color Painting on Tussar Silk
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behera
42 inches X 24 inches
Item Code: PU97
$395.00
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Panchamukha Dancing Ganesha
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
22 inch x 42 inch
Item Code: PU98
$395.00
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Large Size Venugopala with Cow
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
42 inches X 68 inches
Item Code: PU99
$255.00
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Large Size Gita Upadesha
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
68 inch X 42 inch
Item Code: PV01
$295.00
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Tree of Life
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
35 inches x 42 inches
Item Code: PV08
$80.00
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Stream of Running Horses
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
43 inch x 13 inch
Item Code: PV09
$55.00
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Marching Elephants
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
42.5 inch X 13.5 inch
Item Code: PU94
$60.00
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Gita Upadesha
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
34 inch X 20 inch
Item Code: PU95
$70.00
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Lord Krishna with Cow
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
20 inches X 36 inches
Item Code: PV02
$65.00
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Peacock And Tarpa Dance
Warli Painting On Cotton Fabric
Folk Art of the Warli Tribe (Maharashtra)
Artist: Bhiku Jhop
30.5 inch Width X 22 inch Height
Item Code: PU72
$95.00
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Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Shaving His Head to Become a Vaishnava Samyasi
Watercolor on Patti
Artist: Rabi Behera
11.0 inches X 17.0 inches
Item Code: PK86
$75.00
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The Warrior Goddess - Durga
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
Artist - M. Viswanatha Reddy
31 inches x 43 inches
Item Code: PD13
$120.00
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Lord Shiva Worshiped by Shiva Ganas
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
Artist - M. Viswanatha Reddy
34.5 inches x 41 inches inches
Item Code: PF10
$155.00
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Large Size Lord Ganesha with Riddhi and Siddhi
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
42 inch X 73.5 inch
Item Code: PN02
$295.00
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Large Size Lakshmi, Ganesha and Saraswati
Kalamkari Painting on Cotton
71.5 inches x 42 inches
Item Code: PE09
$255.00
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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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