This Miniature Painting is of Folk Musician of India - Tribal Shenai. The shehnai, shahnai, shenai or mangal vadya is a musical instrument similar to the oboe. It is made out of wood, with a double reed at one endand metal or wooden flared bell at the other end. Its sound is thought to create and maintain a sense of auspiciousness and sanctity and,as a result, is widely used during marriages, processions and in temples although it is also played in concerts.
This is a Handmade Indian Miniature Painting on Handmade Paper with the use of Other materials like Selfmade Brushes from Squirrels Hairs, Moulded Wooden Frame (without glass) & Paper Mounting. This is a centuries old rare art and will adorn any decor and is ideal for Display, Collection & Gifting purpose. This Painting is made by Mr. Tilak Gitai who is a renowned artist from Jaipur, India and has got many prestigious awards & recognition in India & abroad for his work. India has been the home of arts and crafts sinceprimitive times and painting is no exception to this fact. Indians knew the art of painting since prehistoric times. Indian paintings like Miniatures paintings, Thangka paintings,Madhubani paintings, Warlis paintings, Tanjore paintings and various others are now an art freak's greatest temptation. Painted geometric designs and symbols have also beenfound on pottery items belonging to the Indus valley civilization, while the medieval period is remembered for the Persian styled miniature paintings introduced by the Mughals.