S. Dhanapal


Born in Chennai in 1919, S. Dhanapal initially trained in painting at the Government College of Art and Crafts there. In 1941, he joined the institution as a faculty member, and in 1957, he was appointed the Head of its sculpture department. Dhanapal was an influential painter and sculptor in post-Independence India. His sculptures, in particular, served as a visual bridge between traditional Eastern and the modern, ever changing Western...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1982 Fellowship conferred by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1980...
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    Lot 91 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    S. Dhanapal

    Mary and Christ

    Bronze

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    Lot 122 Details

    Autumn Art Auction 24-25 September 2013

    S. Dhanapal

    Mary and Christ

    Bronze

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    Winning bid
    $5,904
    Rs 3,60,144
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    Lot 30 Details

    24-Hour Online Absolute Auction: Editions 25-26 July 2012

    S. Dhanapal

    Untitled

    Bronze

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    Winning bid
    $3,333
    Rs 1,80,000
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    Lot 85 Details

    24-Hour Online Absolute Auction: Editions 25-26 July 2012

    S. Dhanapal

    Mother and Child

    Bronze

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    Winning bid
    $2,040
    Rs 1,10,160
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    Lot 5 Details

    Sculptures Show. 25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    S. Dhanapal

    Mother and child

    Bronze

    18.5 x 13 x 10 in




    Lot 6 Details

    Sculptures Show. 25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    S. Dhanapal

    Untitled

    Bronze

    26 x 15.5 x 5.5 in







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