Chittaprosad's Bhattacharya's works reflect his reformist concerns. They are a depiction of the images that were his preoccupation --- poor peasants and laborers. His hard-hitting caricatures and sketches of the poor dying in the Bengal famine (1943) worked like modern day reportage, and shook the middle class and the British officials out of their apathy.

His reformist concerns showed in his life too, when he refused to use his...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1992 Chitta Bharati organisation established in his honour
  • 1979 Pavel...
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    Lot 59 Details

    WORKS ON PAPER 8-9 April 2020

    Chittaprosad Bhattacharya

    Untitled

    Gouache and pastel on paper

    20.5 x 26.75 in

    Winning bid
    $4,865
    Rs 3,60,000
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    Lot 64 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    Chittaprosad Bhattacharya

    Untitled

    Pastel on paper

    14 x 10.25 in

    Winning bid
    $5,964
    Rs 4,17,480
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 4 Details

    EDITIONS 24-Hour Auction 18-19 May 2011

    Chittaprosad Bhattacharya

    Untitled

    Linocut on paper

    7.5 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $679
    Rs 29,515
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 40 Details

    Auction 2001 (December) 6-12 December 2001

    Chittaprosad Bhattacharya

    Bengal Famine

    Brush and Ink on paper

    7.5 x 9.75 in



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    Lot 100 Details

    Absolute Art Auction 23-24 July 2014

    Chittaprosad Bhattacharya

    Untitled

    Gouache and pastel on paper

    11 x 22 in

    Winning bid
    $2,487
    Rs 1,44,241
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)






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