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Kalighat Painting - Graceful Nayika

Uttam Chitrakar from West Bengal

Kalighat Painting - Graceful Nayika

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This beautiful painting showcases the artist's interpretation of a beautiful woman, Nayika. The woman in painting is preparing for a meal. Fish and rice is very popular meal in West Bengal. According to the painter, beauty of a woman can be seen even in the most simplest and smallest chores she performs daily. There is divine beauty in simplicity. This painting is complicated yet very simple. The painting is made on paper and comes with frame.

  • Package Content : 1 Painting with frame
 Size of Painting  21 cm x 29.8 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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