Sita Giving Alms to Ravana

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Madhubani painting, also referred to as Mithila Art (as it flourishes in the Mithila region of Bihar), is characterized by double line drawings filled in with bright contrasting colors and intricate patterns. This painting was traditionally done by the women of the region.The main themes include images of Indian mythological characters and stories like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, depictions of the Sun, Moon, Tulsi (the sacred basil plant) and birds and animals of the region. Scenes of royal courts and social events are also engagingly depicted in these paintings which traditionally do with natural and mineral pigments prepared by the artist with local materials. The episode in which Raavan makes Sita his captive is familiar to all of us. This portrait has it all to explain.This extraordinary work of art is a must buy for its unique subject, colors and composition. The painting has been done on art paper.