Cow and Birds - w/frame
Gond Painting of Madhya Pradesh

Rs. 1,000.00

This Gond painting depicts Cattle Egrets perching on the back of a cow. These Cattle Egrets ride on the back of grazing animals to pluck out worms from their body for eating. The painting signifies that the animals can mutually benefit from one another in a symbiotic relationship and how these simple elements of nature inspire art and creativity.

The figures are filled up with intricate lines and dots intercepted by brilliant hues in this painting. Each artist has his or her own unique patterns or way of detailing - fish scales and drops of water, a line of creeping  spiders, the mark of a plough on a field, the crescent moon, young shoots in a paddy field. That pattern becomes their signature and reveals the Gonds’ continuing bond with nature, a reflection of their culture where life and spirituality are inseparable from the forest and its inhabitants. This mystical art form is created in brilliant acrylic hues on paper. Colorful and highly expressive, this art has its own unique identity and rare beauty. Add charming, rustic character to your home with this painting.

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. They paint their walls with vibrant depictions of local flora, fauna and gods. Gond paintings depict various celebrations, rituals and man’s relationship with nature. This mystical art form is created by putting together dots and lines. The imaginative use of the line imparts a sense of movement to the still images. This extraordinary product is a must buy.

Painting by Kaushal Prasad Tekam on paper base made using acrylic and permanent ink. The painting is signed by the artist.

 

 

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Gond Painting of Madhya Pradesh
Weight
20 g

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