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 18 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 13 April 2021

Baua Devi

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Winning bid
$360
Rs 25,920
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 9 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 19 January 2021

Baua Devi

Untitled...

Acrylic on canvas

27 x 60.75 in

Winning bid
$537
Rs 38,640
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 44 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 19 January 2021

Baua Devi

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Winning bid
$240
Rs 17,280
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


Lot 14 Details

Absolute Tuesdays: Living Traditions 13 October 2020

Baua Devi

Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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Winning bid
$411
Rs 29,802
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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