Pata-Paintings of Orissa

Pata-Paintings of Orissa

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Item Code: NAE232
Author: B. Mohanty
Publisher: Publications Division, Government of India
Language: English
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 9788123017259
Pages: 60 (Throughout B/W & Color Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 11.0 inch X 8.5 inch
Weight 220 gm
About The Book

Pata paintings or scroll paintings on canvas are a unique contribution of the folk artists of Orissa, bringing together the diverse expression of the divine, along with the intense aspects of human life. The folk tradition of Pata paintings can be traced back to the 8th century A.D. These paintings depict the aesthetic values of Oriya culture, its traditions and the picturesque landscape. The book provides a chronological account of the techniques, forms and styles of these paintings.


About The Author

The author of the book, Bansidhar Mohanty was an eminent poet, educationist, prominent Oriya critic and essayist. A recipient of Sahitya Academy Award, Mohanty had written a number of books on Oriya culture and literature.




Historical Glimpses Of Orissan Folk Art 1
Pata-Paintings Of Orissa 5
Revival Of Pata-Painting 13
Illustrations 15

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