Kalighat Painting

Founded in the 19th century, Kalighat painting has evolved to form its own genre in the art world. Its USP’s lies in its display of bold colors and easy brushwork. Developed in the vicinity of Kalighat temple, one of the most captivating features of this painting is its essence of capturing characters and incidents from daily lives of common people. Renowned artists like Jamini Roy were highly influenced by Kalighat painting.