About Indian Tribal Artists - Late Pattachitra Pranab Narayan Das

Pattachitra was a dying art by the early 50s of the last century.The kings no more patronized the artists and the public did not buy the paintings any longer. It was an American lady called Halina Zealy who resuscitated and revived the art.Today village Raghurajpur in Orissa has become a model art village. Pattachitra artist Pranab Narayan Das, an award winning artist, is renowned for creating delicate compositions on raw silk.