The tradition of patuas, or scroll-painting, has been extant in Bengal for centuries. Each district in the state developed its own style of scroll-painting. Among them, Kalighat is perhaps most famous for its patuas. Artists depended on epics and religion passed down generations verbally, or as manuscripts. They also depicted daily occurrences.

The appeal of patuas lies in their simplicity. Smooth, spontaneous...
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Kalighat Pat

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Kalighat Pat

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