Warli paintings are the tribal wall paintings of the Warli tribes of Maharashtra. Traditionally women do the paintings on the mud walls of their houses, and the paintings generally depict daily life with images of human beings and animals, along with everyday scenes. Warli painting, which is compared similar to the famous Madhubani paintings of Bihar, is traced back to 10th century A.D. But it was first discovered only in the early seventies.


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Vijay Sadashiv Mashe carries forward the tradition of the Warli, like his father Sadashiv Mashe, and grandfather, Jivya Soma Mashe. His pictorial style is rooted in the tradition of Warli, with rhythmic, simplified forms representing the complexities of the world around him. The cosmic horse and the monsoon scenes are among his recurring themes. excels in topics related to water in all its forms. His line finds a propitious inspiration.

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Mahadev, 2018
Lot Number 66
Acrylic paint and varnish
57 x 59 x 33 in (144.78 x 149.86 x 83.82 cm)

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Vijay Sadashiv Mashe for Tribal Art Forms
  • Dimensions
    57 x 59 x 33 in (144.78 x 149.86 x 83.82 cm)