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The Beauty of Anger - Mahishasuramardini Goddess Durga
Water Color Painting on Tussar Silk
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
29 inch x 41 inch
Item Code: PL57
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Lord Ganesha Dancing and Stretching a Snake Over His Head
Water Color Painting on Tussar Silk
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
30 inch x 41 inch
Item Code: PR66
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Shri Shreekshetra Pati
Water Color Painting on Tussar Silk
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
27 inch x 40 inch
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Shri Jagannatha in King's Costume (Raja Vesha)
Water Color Painting on Tussar Silk
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
41.5 inch x 27.5 inch
Item Code: PR68
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Radha Krishna
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Bacchi Devi
20 inch x 28 inch
Item Code: DN43
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Kohbar - Auspicious Marriage Diagram
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Roopa Devi
28 inch x 20 inch
Item Code: DN44
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Nine Yantras
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhuti Jha
10 inch x 14 inch
Item Code: DN45
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Fish Mandala
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Nandani
28 inch x 20 inch
Item Code: DN46
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Peacock Pairs and Fish Pond
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhuti Jha
10 inch x 29 inch
Item Code: DN47
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Ramayana in Pictures
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
72 inch x 38 inch
Item Code: PE33
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Peacock and Fishes
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhuti Jha
7 inch x 21 inch
Item Code: DJ07
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Ganesha Lila
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
29 inch x 17.5 inch
Item Code: PG32
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Rasa Mandala with Dash Avatars of Lord Vishnu and Shri Krishna Lila
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
16 inch x 19.5 inch
Item Code: PJ85
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Lord Venkateshvara with Ten Incarnations of Vishnu and Scenes of Shri Krishna Lila
Water Color Painting on Patti
Folk Art From The Temple Town Puri (Orissa)
Artist: Rabi Behra
29 inch x 46.5 inch
Item Code: PP79
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A Fine Painting of Lord Shiva and Parvati with Yantra
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhooti Jha
10 inches X 14 inches
Item Code: DB66
$80.00
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Goddess Saraswati Mesmerizing Animals in The Forest
Madhubani Painting On Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhooti Jha
28 inches X 20 inches
Item Code: DD89
$145.00
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Lord Krishna with His Yantra
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhooti Jha
10 inches X 14 inches
Item Code: DG88
$75.00
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Kamala as Mahavidya with Yantra (Goddess Lakshmi)
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhooti Jha
10 inches X 14 inches
Item Code: DH02
$80.00
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Peacocks and Fishes
Madhubani Painting On Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhooti Jha
21 inches X 29 inches
Item Code: DH58
$155.00
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Chaturbhuja Shri Ganesha
Madhubani Painting On Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Bacchi Devi
21 inches X 29 inches
Item Code: DJ12
$125.00
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Radha and Krishna Play Holi with Companions
Madhubani Painting On Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Roopa Jha
29 inches X 21 inches
Item Code: DJ24
$165.00
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Lord Shiva
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vandana Devi
21 inches X 29 inches
Item Code: DK10
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Merging Fishes into Each Other
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhooti Jha
29 inches X 10 inches
Item Code: DK17
$95.00
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Tree of Life with Peacock and Parrot Pairs
Madhubani Painting on Hand Made Paper
Folk Painting from the Village of Madhubani (Bihar)
Artist: Vibhooti Jha
10 inches X 29 inches
Item Code: DK80
$55.00
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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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