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Kalighat Painting - Travelling Affectionate Couple

Uttam Chitrakar from West Bengal

Kalighat Painting - Travelling Affectionate Couple

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In this painting, a Zamindar and his wife are depicted while travelling. It was a common practice in India for men to accompany their wives when they have to travel. Unlike other cultures where it was considered taboo to remain seated close to wife or show affection to her in public, Bengali culture proudly displayed it in their paintings. The painting is made on paper and comes with frame.

  • Package Content : 1 Painting with frame
 Size of Painting  38 cm x 58.2 cm
 Material Used  Handmade Paper

The Art:

The Kalighat Painting was originated in West Bengal in 19th century around Kalibari temple in Kolkata. These paintings get patronage from people who have been inspired by modern thoughts and aesthetics. The art is not restricted to only religious themes. They often depict different interpretation to mythology and contemporary events in their own unique way. Kalighat paintings are produced with variety of water based, opaque colours on paper.

The Artist: This is made by the local artist Uttam Chitrakar from West Bengal.

Product Note :This product is hand-painted / handcrafted by the artisans. Hence, there is a possibility of slight variations in colour or designs. The asymmetry present in handmade product makes it truly unique and beautiful.


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