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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

The Handsome Gentleman




Jogen Chowdhury is known for his ability to successfully marry traditional imagery with the zeitgeist of contemporary painting, in a skillful blend of an urbane self-awareness and a highly localized Bengali influence. His early works show an attention to figuration that carries through in his current pieces. In an interview, Chowdhury commented that, in his early works, "the space projected a simple iconic presence. A spatial sequence was...



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  Lot 8 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$24,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
The Handsome Gentleman

Signed and dated in English (verso)
1992
Ink and pastel on paper pasted on board
11 x 14 in (27.9 x 35.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
A Distinguished Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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