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Rama, Laxmana, Bharata & Shatrugana: Chitrakathi painting

Rs. 8,000.00

Shipping Details

- Shipping charges: Free in India, US$18 in Hong Kong, US$26 for rest of the world & USA (higher for bigger sized Totes and will be visible during checkout)

- Shipping will take upto 1 week for India and upto 2 weeks for rest of the world.

Many of such artworks revolve around the theme of Ramayana.

Chitrakathi paintings are part of an oral storytelling tradition, once popular in the Maharashtra-Karnataka region. 'Chitra' means painting and 'katha' is a story in any form. More than 50 paintings together form a bundle or pothi, which is used by the artist to narrate the story.

The Gangawane family are Chitrakathi artists who continue in the traditional craft, while also moving forward into contemporary interpretations. Parshuram Gangawane along with his two sons regularly hold Chitrakathi performances in their museum.. The Gangawane family is so devoted to preserving their collective art form that they have sold their cows and converted their cowshed into a museum on Chitrakathi where they hold their workshops and performances – the museum is called the ThakarAdivasi Kala Angan (Museum and Art Gallery) of the ancient village of Pinguli.

DETAILS

  • Size: 21 X 15 inches
  • Price is for unframed painting and painting would be sent without a frame
  • Handpainted in Chitrakathi style
  • The image shown here is representative to help visualize the painting in a home setting and not an actual framed image
  • Artist: Chetan Gangvane
  • COD cannot be accepted as a payment option for paintings
 

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