Born in the village of Jitwarpur in Bihar, Baua Devi emerged as one of the pioneers of Madhubani painting, helping to bring this ancient folk art to people globally. Her talent was first noticed at the age of 12 by Mumbai-based artist Bhaskar Kulkarni, who encouraged her to accompany him to the National Crafts Museum in New Delhi in 1966.

In her work, Baua Devi usually reinterprets religious mythology and folk tales from the female...
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Lot 118 Details

Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

Baua Devi

Untitled...

Acrylic on canvas

20.75 x 63 in

Winning bid
$1,244
Rs 90,840
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 1 Details

The Discerning Eye | Bangalore, Live 15 April 2015

Baua Devi

Madhubani Painting

Acrylic on canvas

42 x 57.5 in

Winning bid
$1,672
Rs 1,02,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)



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Lot 4 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 28 September 2021

Baua Devi

a) Untitled (Madhubani...

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Winning bid
$432
Rs 31,080
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 17 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 28 September 2021

Baua Devi

Untitled (Sarvan ...

Acrylic on canvas

41.75 x 59 in

Winning bid
$448
Rs 32,281
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 27 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 24 August 2021

Baua Devi

a) Untitled (Madhubani...

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Winning bid
$246
Rs 17,940
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 35 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 24 August 2021

Baua Devi

Untitled...

Acrylic and ink on paper

21.25 x 29.5 in

Winning bid
$180
Rs 13,140
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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