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Chittoprasad Bhattacharya

 (1915 - 1978)
Chittoprasad Bhattacharya was active/lived in India.  Chittoprasad Bhattacharya is known for painting.

Biography   Chittoprasad Bhattacharya

Chittaprosad's Bhattacharya's works reflect his reformist concerns.  They are a depiction of the images that were his preoccupation --- poor peasants and laborers.  His hard-hitting caricatures and sketches of the poor dying in the Bengal famine (1943) worked like modern day reportage, and shook the middle class and the British officials out of their apathy.  His reformist concerns showed in his life too, when he refused to use his Brahminical surname 'Bhattacharyya'.

Today, collectors and lovers of art treasure Chittaprosad's woodcuts, linocuts and posters immensely.  Yet, this artist was once refused admission in the Government School of Art, Kolkata and the Kala Bhawan, Santiniketan.  A self-taught   ...  Displaying 750 of 1605 characters.

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