The word ‘Gond’ comes from the Dravidian expression ‘Kond’ which means ‘green mountain’. Gond Art is almost a 1400 year old traditional art made by the Gond Tribes mainly found in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Jharkhand and, Maharashtra. This painting comes from our award winning artisan in Madhya Pradesh.
Gond People believe seeing a beautiful image is auspicious and brings good luck. Initially, they use to paint using natural colours; yellow colour from chui mitti (local sand), deep red from the tree, black colour from charcoal and green was made from cow dung. Over the years, the Gond artists have developed their own devices to work with various contemporary mediums and materials. Gond tribes are highly interlinked with nature and this reflects in their paintings too. Add a modern yet traditional twist to your space with this beautifully hand painted artwork.
Quantity: 1 painting without frame. Frame shown in image is for representational purposes only.
Care instructions: Keep away from direct sunlight, moisture, water and other liquids. For best results, keep in frame with glass.