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Art Print

Sreetama Ray (sree)

Bengali folk song: Boro loker biti lo

by Sreetama Ray

Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.


The script on the painting is in Bengali, a language spoken in eastern India and Bangladesh.
Boro Loker Biti Lo is a folk song from Bengal. Roughly translated it means, "O rich man's daughter, look at your long flowing hair. All I want is to put a little red flower in your braid."
I love how the rich man's daughter turned out. Sexy, pouty, with shy but interested eyes. I love how painting people is almost like creating a character with a mind of it's own. Most of the time you are aren't entirely sure how they will turn out to be. A very cool woman I know once said, "No place as interesting as a face". Couldn't have put it any better myself.
And look at him, the poor farmer, head over heels in love.
But when it comes to the rich man's daughter, will love be enough?

elle moss commented on February 8, 2012 7:22am
JUSTART * Syl * commented on February 8, 2012 9:25am
Sylvia Cook Photography commented on February 8, 2012 9:27am
nice work:)
Sreetama Ray commented on February 9, 2012 12:20am
thank you!
Catru commented on April 30, 2012 11:35am
adorable :)
Lisa Argyropoulos commented on April 30, 2012 9:36pm
Sreetama Ray commented on May 1, 2012 1:54am
thank you so much Carina and Lisa :)
Monika Strigel commented on May 2, 2012 10:10pm
Really beautiful Screetama :)
Sreetama Ray commented on May 3, 2012 12:36am
thank you so much, Moni!
A cup of grey tea commented on May 21, 2012 7:36am
Sreetama Ray commented on May 21, 2012 9:02am
thank you!! :)
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