Bengal Pattachitra

Bengal Pattachitra

A traditional folk art of visual storytelling accompanied by songs is a unique art from of rural Bengal that dates back to the period of Mohenjo-Daro Civilization.
Bengal Pattachitra is world’s first attempt to create motion pictures.

The Ramayana manuscript of Tulsidas dating 1772 AD, consisting of 150 paintings are undoubtedly the finest known medieval classical Indian style of Pattachitra

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An ancient folk art form of rural Bengal that has been in existence for many centuries, manifested by rich colorful application, creative motifs and designs, and portrayal of simple themes, mostly mythological in depiction.