A portrait of a bull in glorious colour, this Gond painting showcases the bull in the true style typical of this art form. Fine lines, dashes and dots in a various shades and patternsÂ are used in this painting.Â In true Gond style, this bull painting features delicate strokes to create this unique design.
The Gonds are among the largest tribes in Central India. Though predominantly centered in Madhya Pradesh, they are present in significant numbers in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Odisha.Â They paint their walls with vibrant depictions of local flora, fauna and gods. The Gond tribe believed " viewing a good image begets good luck". Gond paintings depict various celebrations, rituals and manâ€™s relationship with nature.Â
This painting is the original work of renowned Gond artist, Ramesh Tekam. It is done on paper base made using acrylic and permanent ink.Â The painting is signed by the artist.Â