About Madhubai Paintings

Madhubai painting is one of the most ancient form of art in India, Prevalent in the Mithila region, present day Bihar. Primarily religious in nature, these paintings are done mostly by women. Each paintings to them is a prayer and accompaniment to meditation.Stark,black lines and strong,unrealistic colors provided drameticintensity  to the paintings,dominated by the subject of ancient topics of Mahabharat and Ramayana,Myths and legends, popular folk tales and festivals. Not just pretty pictures,they are a tribute to god.