Big Fish Little Fish - PrintASIAN ART MUSEUM
Artist: Leela Devi
Leela Devi was one of the early painters at the institute, and sh was taught by her next door neighbor, the late great Ganga Devi.
Fish are considered a fertility symbol, and ponds and pond life are an important source of protein in Bihar, so fish figure in both marriage paintings and paintings representing rural and village life.
About the Mithila Institute: Founded in 2003 in Madhubani, Bihar, the center of the ancient Indian Mithila painting tradition, the Mithila Art Institute focuses on developing the aritstic skills of the next generation of Mithila painters. The Institute focuses on developing the talent of students regardless of their social or economic background and encourages them to explore their own experiences through their paintings.
- Digital print
- Small - 11 inches x 14 inches
- Large - 24 inches x 32 inches