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Bikash Bhattacharjee
King with Flute


Since the 1960s, the main subjects of Bikash Bhattacharjee`s work have been the common folk and events of his native city of Kolkata. Painting the city`s joys and sorrows, Bhattacharjee uses his canvases to elevate beggars, prostitutes and street performers to an existence beyond their own circumscribed lives.

The present lot, an oil on canvas from the early 1990s, belongs to a suite of works that juxtaposes the life of a beggar with...



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  Lot 18 of 130  

SUMMER AUCTION 2007
6-7 JUNE 2007

Estimate
$70,000 - 80,000
Rs 28,00,000 - 32,00,000


Winning Bid
$87,400
Rs 34,96,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Bikash Bhattacharjee
King with Flute
Oil on canvas
47 x 47 in (119.4 x 119.4 cm)

Exhibited:
Jehangir Art Gallery, by CIMA, Mumbai, 1993

Published:
Close to Events, Works of Bikash Bhattacharjee, Manasij Majumder, Niyogi Offset Pvt. Ltd., 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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