People and Portraits Folk Art Paintings(110 items)
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I just received The Lost Fishermen and I love it. This artwork arrived quickly to the United States and looks just like the photo online. It is beautiful up close and from a distance, and draws lots of attention from visitors. Definitely worth the purchase.
I love this beautiful piece of folk art. It reminds me of the strength and beauty of women. Thank you!
Emmanuel Atiemoh Yeboah Framed batik art
"I derive my motifs from social, cultural and historic events."
"I worked at a government survey department from 1981 to 1982. I was later asked to attend their Cartography College. Upon graduation I worked further, but due to lack of professional... read more
Popular People and Portraits Folk Art Paintings
Krishna and the Tree of Life Authentic Madhubani Painting, "Krishna and the Tree of Life"$79.99
The spreading branches of the Tree of Life are covered with verdant foliage. Leading villagers in its veneration, Krishna with his blue "cloud complexion" sings. Exploring the co-existence of living creatures with their environment, Devendra Kumar Jha paints the joyous scene in bold, jewel colors. He works with natural dyes on handmade paper to create a beautiful Madhubani folk art painting.
As each painting is an individual creation, each is unique. Colors and motifs may vary slightly from that pictured.
Folk Art Painting of a Cultural Festival from Guatemala, "The Flying Pole in Chichica..."$109.99
Gathered in front of the church in Chichicastenango, Guatemala, local townspeople enjoy a tradition known as or "the flying pole." Inspired by pre-Hispanic traditions, the flying pole is a performance where dancers swing from ropes atop a giant pole. Vicente Simaj paints this folk art composition, using his work to capture the culture and history of his country. in Spanish.
Shiva and Parvati Hindu Madhubani Painting from India, "Ardhnareshwar - The Divine..."$117.99
Originating in the Mithila region of India, Madhubani is a traditional style of folk art typically reserved for women. It often celebrates Hindu themes, as well as the harmony between people and nature. Working in the Madhubani style, Vidushini paints this folk art composition, depicting the Hindu god Lord Shiva with his bride, the goddess Parvati. Depicted in green, Shiva holds a or trident in one hand, and a drum in the other. Parvati holds a lotus blossom and a conch shell in her hands. The loving couple is framed by snakes and natural motifs. Ardhnareshwar, or Ardhanarishvara, refers to Shiva and Parvati coming together to create one being.
Signed Watercolor Painting of Radha from India, "Radha"$49.99
Goddess of love, beauty, and devotion, Radha is portrayed alongside two lotus flowers as she ponders her love for Lord Krishna. Referring to Radha's love as "" or devotional love, Indian artist Shikha Kaistha paints this Hindu scene with watercolors in a folk art style.