SHIPPING WORLDWIDE *

You have 0 items in your shopping cart

Elephants In The Jungle

By Chano Devi

Original Artwork

  • 30 X 22 In | 76 X 56 Cm
  • Natural colours on paper
  • Folk
  • Created in 2005
  • Sold by Gallery, Shipped Rolled unless rolling not possible
  • Lot No 242997
25% OFF

$458
$344
  Buy now

Added to Cart

International Shipping available for this product

Description

A national award winner, the late Chano Devi initiated the Mithila or Madhubani Godna style of painting that was inspired by tattoos, a style adopted by a large number of Dalit ...
A national award winner, the late Chano Devi initiated the Mithila or Madhubani Godna style of painting that was inspired by tattoos, a style adopted by a large number of Dalit women. This Lokchitra painting is made using natural colors mixed with Babul glue on cow dung washed handmade paper. Lokchitra is the deity and human painting style where inspiration is taken from the sacred texts of Hindu mythologies. The coloring scheme here is of two styles - Kachni (hatching) where a limited color palette is adopted to fill the painting with delicate fine lines and Bharni (shading) where solid colors are used to shade and fill in the image. Earlier, artists from the Brahmin and Kayashth class represented this style however, this distinction has now blurred and caste is no more a constraint for creativity.

Read More Read Less

Accompanied by an Authentication Certificate
loading

We use cookies on this site to offer you the best online experience. By clicking any link on this page, you are agreeing to our use of cookies on this device. Read Privacy Policy

Top