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An Offering of Art for Goddes Durga – Madhubani Painting from Mithila

A vintage Madhubani painting from Mithila depicting several forms of Goddess Durga

VINTAGE DURGA MADHUBAI MITHILA PAINTING VINTAGE DURGA MADHUBAI MITHILA PAINTING  VINTAGE DURGA MADHUBAI MITHILA PAINTING

VINTAGE DURGA MADHUBAI MITHILA PAINTING

VINTAGE DURGA MADHUBAI MITHILA PAINTING

Drawn using a pen-type instrument with clean strokes, this painting is about 30-40 years old.

A totally new type of art tp which I have not been exposed much!

On sale on Ebay here.

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Characters in Hindu mythology have characteristics that are non-human. In this case, Durga has several arms. My interpretation is that this is a “visual metaphor”. In order to convey the concept of “multi-tasking” the visual shown is that of 10 hands! Sounds right doesn’t it?

 

 

jm

Aug 2014

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