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Friday, 5 July 2013

Padma Shree Awardee Madhubani Painting artist Mahasundari Devi died at the Age of 92

Madhubani painting artist Mahasundari Devi died at a private hospital in Ranti, near Madhubani on 4 July 2013.

Mahasundari Devi is survived by three sons and two daughters.

Some facts about Mahasundari Devi
• Mahasundari Devi took to painting when she was a child and acquired proficiency in the art form under the guidance of her aunt, Devsundari Devi.
•  She was renowned for her mastery over Sikki work, 'sujani' craft, clay work and paper mache apart from Mithila painting.
• She had won over two dozen national and state awards
• She won the prestigious Padmashri and Shilp Guru award in year 2010.
• She did her last painting in 2011.


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