The Fish Trail Painting

Madhubani Painting,

India

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You are a Piscean, an art collector, or someone who likes ocean dwellers. If you answer to these descriptions, or if you are an art lover, this traditional Madhubani painting from Bihar in India is sure to interest you. It employs a piscine motif and placid colours to work its magic. Depicting a repetitive pattern of fishes, it has a calming predictability that will work well as a wall frieze, or to offset other bright art displays.

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  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

A 2500-year-old folk art, the history of Madhubani paintings is said to date back to the time of Ramayana, when king Janaka asked an artist to capture his daughter Sita:s wedding to prince Rama.

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    The brush used for Madhubani paintings of Bihar was made of cotton, wrapped around a bamboo stick. The artists prepare the colors that are used for the paintings. Black color is made by adding soot to cow dung; yellow from combining turmeric (or pollen or lime) with the milk of banyan leaves; blue from indigo; red from the kusam flower juice or red sandalwood; green from the leaves of the wood apple tree; white from rice powder and orange from palasha flowers. There is no shading in the applicat...

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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 33
    Width: 20.5
    Height: 3
    Type of Material:Handmade paper, Poster Colour
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