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Artist: Late Jasodha Devi

VillageL Kharati

Style: Prajapati Khovar

Year: 2012


Size: 22x30 inches

Medium: Comb-cut with earth colours on handmade paper

Khovar marriage fish

  • Jasodha came from the village of Kharati in North Karanpura Valley. She painted in the Prajapati Khovar style of painting which is comb-cut. She painted various kinds of plants and beautiful fishes. She is one of the earliest artist who worked on the Australian High Commission (New Delhi) project in 1993-94. She had been working on the Art projects of Tribal Women Artists Cooperative (TWAC) since inception.


    In memoriam of famous Khovar artist Jasodha Devi of village Kharati, Barkagaon block Hazaribagh who passed away on 24th June 2021. We are deeply sad at loosing such a gifted women artist who had adorned every corner of her mud home with the comb-cut Khovar Sohrai art a legacy which she leaves behind to her daughter Anita Devi and three daughter-in-laws to carry forward. Our prayers and condolences.