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Kalighat Paintings (from the collection of Victoria and Albert Museum, London & Victoria Memorial Hall, Kokata)

By: Suhashini Sinha & Prof. C. Panda (Eds)

Price: $19.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 111492

ISBN: 1935677217

Condition: New


Kalighat painting evolved as a unique painting style in the rapidly urbanizing cityscape of 19th-century Kolkata. Reflecting a new language, these paintings recorded the changes in lifestyles, values, and a new visual vocabulary brought forth by lithographic presses and studio photography. The artists who developed the Kalighat painting style were traditional scroll painters (patuas). In catering to the transient, urban populace, the artists let go on of their linear narrative styles and adopted single pictures with one or two figures. The traditionally inherited techniques and iconography wer... View more info

Kalighat Paintings

By: Suhashini Sinha & Prof. C. Panda (Eds)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Mapin Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 111986

ISBN: 8189995669

Condition: New


Kalighat painting evolved as a unique painting style in the rapidly urbanizing cityscape of 19th-century Kolkata. Reflecting a new language, these paintings recorded the changes in lifestyles, values, and a new visual vocabulary brought forth by lithographic presses and studio photography.The artists who developed the Kalighat painting style were traditional scroll painters (patuas). In catering to the transient, urban populace, the artists let go on of their linear narrative styles and adopted single pictures with one or two figures. The traditionally inherited techniques and iconography were... View more info