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Explore the Artistic Vision of Haren Das:  A Masterpiece in Every Word

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Harendra Narayan Das(1921-1993), better known as Haren Das, was a highly respected artist in India.

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Haren Das's work included engraving, linocuts, etchings, and lithography, though he is most remembered for the technical skill of his woodcuts and engravings.

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Haren Das followed a tradition of wood engraving that developed in the bazaars of north Calcutta in the mid-19th century.

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Haren Das completed a Diploma in Fine Arts from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata.

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Haren Das also enrolled for a two years teacher-training course, where he opted to study graphics art, lithography and etching.

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Haren Das introduced line engraving and etching Government College of Arts and Crafts.

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Haren Das perfected his woodcut and wood engraving techniques sometimes producing multi-colored prints of enormous technical proficiency.

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Haren Das's wood engravings and woodcuts captured detailed vignettes from rural Bengal life, portraying people's everyday life and labor.