Madhubani Art is a style of Indian painting, practiced in the Mithila region of India and Nepal. These paintings are created mostly by women. Natural colours are used and paintings are done on canvases, walls, floors of sacred places, etc.

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Process of Madhubani Art

Madhubani paintings use two-dimensional imagery, and the colors used are derived from plants. Ochre, Lampblack, and Red are some magnificent colors used for reddish-brown and black, respectively. As we all know, Madhubani paintings mostly depict people and their association with nature and scenes and deities from the ancient epics.

Madhubani Art of Bihar

The origin of Madhubani Paintings was back then when king Janaka asked an artist to frame his daughter Sita's wedding to Prince Rama. And the Madhubani Paintings were originated. Many don't know this painting was unknown to the outside world until the massive Bihar earthquake of 1934. All the House walls had tumbled down, and the British colonial officer in Madhubani District, William G. Archer inspect them.