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The Striking Banjara Woman, Looking Out Into The Distance

The Striking Banjara Woman, Looking Out Into The Distance

A striking Banjara woman forms the subject of this oil. She is tall, as could be made out from the length of her decolletage and torso; and dressed in minimal clothing to beat the merciless North Indian heat as she goes about her chores around the house. Her roseate skin, as much of it as is exposed, shimmers in the sun. Her rich black hair, which she had thrown into a ponytail prior to starting housework for the day, is now in a tousled mess. In fact, a few of the younger strands from her hairline have escaped through the band of her mangteeka and reached down to her temple and cheek. As is the norm with these desert tribeswomen, she is dressed in chunky silver jewellery to match the sequins on her ghagra-choli - a statement necklace with a pendant that grazes her navel, amulets and bangles, bunched up danglers, and gem-studded hair ornaments.

She stands at the threshold of her bamboo hut, moments before stepping in after a round of chores in the courtyard. Something has caused her to pause, as she looks out into the distance with those intense, kohl-rimmed eyes. Perhaps she is waiting to watch her makeshift fields crop before her eyes (makeshift, because jhuming or slash-and-burn cultivation is how Banjaras subsist), a surreal prospect; or her husband is working on the cultivated patch, and she is trying to gauge from his body language whether he is returning to her any time soon. How realistic is the stance of her fingers - especially as she grips the shoot next to her - and the fold of the loosely knotted ghagra against the raised thigh, with its exposed sweep of skin.

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Oil Painting on Canvas
Artist: Anup Gomay
36.0 inch X 48.0 inch
Item Code: OU77
Price: $995.00
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