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Baua Devi
Untitled (Madhubani Painting)


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 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

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$1,244
Rs 90,840

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Baua Devi
Untitled (Madhubani Painting)
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right)
1999-2010
Acrylic on canvas
20.75 x 63 in (52.7 x 160 cm)

Please review shipping costs prior to bidding, this work cannot be rolled and will be shipped framed

Category: Painting
Style: Folk and Tribal


 









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