Zamindars were the landlords in India, during the British era, who would collect taxes from the villagers on behalf of the East India Company. Their wives were referred to as Boudis, and were often lured from the neighbouring villages. The lives of Zamindars were lavish compared to the bulk of the Indian population then, and the British eventually granted many of them titles of Maharaja and Raja. This painting features a Zamindar in an amicable colloquy with a 'Boudi'.
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Fine Art Paper with a layer of fabric behind, Water-based colour
- Pattachitra is an art form featuring traditional, cloth-based scroll paintings, originating in the Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha. Known for its intricate details and inscribed mythological narratives and folk tales, Pattachitra paintings are an important component of an ancient Bengali narrative art, originally serving as a visual device during the performance of a song.
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