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Paintings of Binode Behari Mukherjee

Binode Behari Mukherjee (1904-1980) was a modern Indian painter with a talent to work in multi-media; such as tempera, watercolour, oil, wood-cut, paper collage and pastel and a celebrated muralist. This skilled painter lost his sight when he was of 54 due to an unsuccessful cataract operation. But he continued to create art despite his loss of sight.

Exquisite wit, sophistication and unusual accomplishment are the qualities one can find in these paintings.

Shown in the video is a collection of his paintings drawn in varied style such as Laughter (Tempera on paper), Temple Bell- Nepal, 1951 (Tempera on paper) Sunflowers (Oil on cloth), The Tree Lover (Tempera on paper) and Lama, 1952 (Oil on wood).