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Kalighat Painting With Mount - Shringar (25" x 17")

Kalighat Painting With Mount - Shringar (25" x 17")
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| AUTHENTIC CRAFT. CREATED IN INDIA.

Kalighat Painting With Mount - Shringar (25" x 17")

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Kalighat Painting With Mount - Shringar (25" x 17"). A beautifully stylised and relatively contemporary art form. Kalighat Painting evolved as a unique painting style in the rapidly urbanizing cityscape of 19th-century Kolkata, West Bengal. The style of these paintings is characterized by their bold sweeping brush lines, bold colours and a simplification of forms.

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Kalighat Painting With Mount - Shringar (25" x 17")

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Product Details

  • Material : Paper
  • Craft : Kalighat Paintings
  • State : West Bengal
  • Colour : Multicoloured
  • Measurements :  Size with mount: Length - 25" x Width -17"
  • Product weight : 350 grams
  • Special Attention : Hand painted. Please allow for minor defects
  • Shipping Info : Dispatched in a maximum of 21-25 business days. Returns accepted within 12 days of delivery.
  • UOM : Piece

Kalighat Paintings

Kalighat Painting evolved as a unique painting style in the rapidly urbanizing cityscape of 19th-century Kolkata, West Bengal. The artists who developed the Kalighat painting style were traditional scroll painters (patuas). In catering to the changing urban populace, the artists modified their linear narrative styles and adopted single pictures with one or two figures. These were essentially water color paintings executed on mill-made paper. The style of these paintings is characterized by their bold sweeping brush lines, bold colours and a simplification of forms. The paintings over a period of time developed as a distinct school of Indian Painting. From the depiction of Hindu gods, goddesses, and other mythological characters, the Kalighat paintings developed to reflect a variety of themes.

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