Zainul Abedin (1914-1976)
Art critic, O. C. Ganguly wrote in 1944 on his Famine
Sketches, " in the daring Bravado of his pitiless
strokes there is a spontaneity, sincerity, and an uncompromising
realism which is rare among modern artists of Bengal.
He has, indeed, opened a new page in modern painting
by his distinguished contributions.