Madhubani paintings is believed to have originated 2500 years ago when the palace of Mithila was decorated with this art to celebrate the royal wedding of princess Sita with lord Rama. These paintings are known for vibrant colors and labor intensive designs as the entire canvas is covered with intricate motifs. Madhubani paintings usually depict deities from epics and folklore while Nature forms an intrinsic part of the paintings. They remind us how human beings and nature co exist.
The elaborate kohbar paintings were originally done on the walls of the nuptial chamber during weddings. They always comprised the moon, sun, tortoise, snake, lotus and bamboo trees as a symbols of the female and male genitalia. Navgraha or the nine planets- the sign of the cosmos, bestow love, prosperity and fertility on the newlyweds. Turquoise blue which is mostly used in the paintings symbolizes the water and sky. Red signifies auspiciousness and also suggests aggression and passion. Green is associated with greed as well as nature and blue stands for peace.
ARTIST INFO : Painting by Krishna Kumar Jha is made on cloth with natural colors using pen nibs and brushes.
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DIMENSION : 30″ x 22″
WEIGHT : 20 g