Kalighat Painting

Original Artwork
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Size : 12 X 20 in | 30.5 X 50.8 cm
Medium : watercolour on paper
Style : Folk
Created in : 2014
Sold by : Gallery
Surface : Shipped Rolled unless rolling not possible
Lot No : MA190836
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Kalighat Painting or Kalighat Pata, a 19th century originated style of painting, which flourished across the banks of Kalighat Temple, Kolkata has over the years developed into a distinct school of painting. Depiction of Hindu deities, mythological stories, scenes from everyday life is depicted by the artists in a simple yet captivating style. Over the years, the socio-political circumstances have also been captured by the artists. Kalighat paintings have found place in many prestigious collections. The style has also inspired many artists, most famous being Jamini Roy.