Kalarte Gallery: India

Pata-chitras (paintings on cloth)
from Orissa

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The tradition of pata-chitra painting in Orissa (PDF)
Article from Asian Arts online journal:
Pata-Chitras of Orissa: An Illustration of Some Common Themes

Page 1 (size ca. 4x6)
Page 2 (size ca. 6x8)
Page 3 (size ca. 6x12 - 12x15)

images copyright 2000-2010 Kalarte Gallery and Bernard Cesarone

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Dimensions are approximate; some pictures are out-of-square.

Pictures are framed or unframed as indicated. The framed pictures are framed in a black metal frame, and placed under glass with spacer to separate the painting from the glass.

Krishna-Govardhana Pata-chitra (painting on cloth)
Bhubaneswar, Orissa
ca. 8" x 6"

$30.00 framed
# OR-pc15


Krishna lifting Mt. Govardhana, to protect the villagers of Vrindavan from the thunderbolts of Indra.
Krishna-Putana Pata-chitra (painting on cloth)
Bhubaneswar, Orissa
ca. 8" x 6"

$30.00 framed
# OR-pc16


The baby Krishna suckling the demoness Putana, who had intended to kill him by nursing him from her poisoned breast.
Krishna Pata-chitra (painting on cloth)
Bhubaneswar, Orissa
ca. 8" x 6"

$30.00 framed
# OR-pc18


Baby Krishna.
Krishna-Govardhana Pata-chitra (painting on cloth)
Bhubaneswar, Orissa
ca.8" x 6"

$30.00 framed
# OR-pc34


Krishna lifting Mt. Govardhana, to protect the villagers of Vrindavan from the thunderbolts of Indra.
Krishna-Kaliya Pata-chitra (painting on cloth)
Bhubaneswar, Orissa
ca. 6" x 8"

$30.00 framed
# OR-pc53


Krishna subduing the serpent Kaliya.

Orissa pata-chitras, page: 1 | 2 | 3

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