Dimensions : H-1.5 W-1 ft. I H-18 W-12 inches
Medium : Natural Colors on Handmade Paper
Lakshmi Pecha handpainted in Bengal Pattachitra by artist Manoranjan Chitrakar
This beautiful painting shows goddess "Lakshi" sitting in her "Vahan", an owl. The artist has used two dark colours for the border,to give form to the painting.
The goddess has been shown wearing a saree and the artist has used light strokes to replicate the exact transparent form of it. The background remains plain and dull to let Lakshmi and the owl remain the centre of focus.
Bengal Patuas or Chitrakars are bearers of an ancient storytelling tradition that is fast disappearing. The Patua artists represent a unique and secular art tradition, earning their livelihood by telling stories from Hindu mythology, local folklore, Sufi tradition and contemporary themes, through paintings and song. In Sanskrit, ‘pata’ means cloth — the Patuas initially painted on dried leaves or cloth; they painted stories of culture, religion, society, nature and folklore, accompanied by song.
Manoranjan aka Manu Chitrakar, has been painting for 30 years since the age of 15. He loves to depict social issues in his works. Manuji has travelled all across India and to Sweden and Paris as well. ”In West Bengal, the word chitrakar refers to patachitra painters. We have taken Chitrakar as our last name for hundreds of years.”
- Size: 18 x 12” inches
- Price is for unframed painting and painting would be sent without a frame.
- Handpainted in Bengal Pattachitra (Patua) style on paper
- Painted with Natural colours made by the artist.
- The image shown here is representative to help visualize the painting in a home setting and not an actual framed image.
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- Artist: Manoranjan Chitrakar
- This painting will be made to order and will take 3-4 weeks
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