A Trail Of Paint


Author: Anjali Raghbeer
Illustrated by Soumya Menon

9788181466518 | PB | pp. 28 | 2009 | Tulika Books

Biswajit unwittingly discovers Jamini Roy’s unique style of painting as he is drawn into a mystery to do with forging original works.

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In A Trail of Paint, Biswajit is dragged unwillingly on a culture trip, to an exhibition of Jamini Roy’s paintings. Once there, however, an encounter with an old man leads him to an intriguing discovery of fakes and forgers, down Kolkata’s bylanes, with more excitement than he could have hoped for! This story with art, adventure and a twist in the tail, looks at the evolution of Jamini Roy’s unique style and raises issues about integrity in art the importance of creating, not copying.

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Anjali Raghbeer
Illustrator: Soumya Menon




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About the Author

Anjali Raghbeer specialised in business with an MBA from the London Business School, UK. But she had always yearned to write, so she did a certificate course in film writing from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA, and now writes film scripts and children’s books. She is the author of four books in Tulika’s Looking at Art series. With a great love for art, she and her husband have steadily built up a select collection in their New Delhi home.


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