Collection: Kalighat Paintings for Home Decor Wall Art | The Atrang

Kalighat painting, Kalighat Patachitra, or Kalighat Pat evolved as a unique genre of Indian painting in 19th-century Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), in West Bengal. From the depiction of gods and other mythological characters, these paintings developed over time to reflect a variety of themes. 

Composed of bold outlines, vibrant colour tones, featuring minimal background details, these paintings and drawings, done on hand-made, or more usually, machine manufactured, paper, depicted mythological stories, figures of Hindu gods and goddesses, as well as scenes from everyday life and society