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Kalighat art originated in nineteenth-century Calcutta where paintings were sold to pilgrims visiting the Kalighat temple. The artists drew not only on the rich cultural and artistic tradition of Bengal but also depicted the world around them in lively, satirical and highly coloured paintings.
Do not feel disappointed if you do not find exactly what you are looking for because these are only examples of what you could find. Feel free to have a go and search the Catalogue for yourself ... this is only the tip of the iceberg!
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