Credit: BFI/Society for the Preservation of Satyajit Ray Archives and Ray Estate, Kolkata Charulata (The Lonely Wife), 1964: Ray’s command of portraiture can be observed throughout his graphic work, from the faces of characters he sketched for children’s stories to his charming depictions of directors he met or admired, such as John Ford and Akira Kurosawa. Here his fragile, minimal brushstrokes bring alive the longing of the film’s lonely housewife for her husband’s cousin. ...
Promotional film poster of Agantuk (The Stranger, 1991) designed by Satyajit Ray. This was Satyajit Ray's last directional venture based on a short story (Atithi), written by Ray himself for a collection of his short stories, “Aro Baro”, published in September 1981.
Satyajit Ray’s original illustrations for Bibhutibhusan Banerjee’s 1929 novel Pather Panchali. Ray, created the following woodcuts for an abridged children’s version of the novel published a few years before he decided to undertake his own beautiful adaptation of the story.
The Apu Trilogy by Satyajit Ray. At the same time heart wrenching and heart warming, the life story of a priest's son set in fifties Bangladesh is a masterclass in story telling. There are even some pretty arty shots here and there too.