Black and White Madhubani Paintings(29 items)
Welcome to the Black and White Madhubani Painting Gallery at NOVICA.
Devendra Kumar Jha and Family Madhubani paintings
My mother, who is a state award winner in Madhubani, the painting style that I use, was my mentor."
Popular Black and White Madhubani Paintings
Small Black and White Madhubani Style Painting of Birds, "Singing Birds"$23.99
A curvaceous tree of life provides refuge to singing songbirds in this original painting from Devendra Kumar Jha and Family in India. The artists paint in the folk art style, which was once used to decorate the walls and floors of homes in the region of Bihar. Exquisite attention to detail makes the small black and white painting a standout.
Handcrafted Peacock Folk Art Painting on Paper, "Peacock Love Story"$157.99
Ostentatious peacocks flirt coyly as they sit in the Tree of Life in this original work by India's Bharti Dayal. The artist creates the painting in acrylic paint and vegetable dyes on handmade paper in the traditional folk art style known as Madhubani or Mithila painting. The tradition is kept alive by women in Bihar, where they paint detailed scenes of mythology and nature on the walls and floors of their homes.
Signed Black and White Madhubani Ink Painting from India, "Incarnation of Lord Vishnu I"$59.99
Shruti Mishra works freehand, drawing delicate lines with fine detail in this Indian Madhubani painting. A border filled with star motifs surrounds a composition depicting birds, fish, and turtles alongside leafy vines and lotus flowers. According to the artist, "If we look around us everything is in fours. The four cardinal points, the four elements of earth, the four seasons, the four life stages. Even our society was divided into four castes. Hence, the power of Lord Vishnu is depicted through this painting."
Originating in Mithila, Madhubani paintings strive to show a perfect harmony in the natural world.
Black and White Madhubani Painting of the Tree of Life, "Birds in the Tree of Life"$109.99
The majestic Tree of Life shelters a multitude of birds that represent the life force found in each branch. Exploring their co-existence, Devendra Kumar Jha works with natural dyes on handmade paper to create a beautiful Madhubani painting in black and white. Originating in northern Bihar, Madhubani painting was once used to decorate the floors and walls of homes. Life in harmony with nature is a popular theme for this art style.
As each painting is an individual creation, each is unique. Colors and motifs may vary slightly from that pictured.