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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Untitled (Portraits of Rabindranath Tagore)



Rabindranath Tagore's achievements go beyond his prolific contributions to art and literature, beyond what he is instantly associated with. The Nobel laureate was born in an affluent Bengali family in 1861 and developed an acute sensitivity towards the arts: music, poetry, literature, and dance. His journey as a painter only began in his sixties. Most artists remember Tagore today for his versatile genius and revolutionary style as an artist;...



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  Lot 24 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 7,80,000
$13,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Untitled (Portraits of Rabindranath Tagore)

a) c) d) Initialed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
b) Initialed and dated in Bengali (upper left)
2010
Charcoal on paper pasted on mount board
a) 7 x 6.5 in (17.7 x 16.5 cm)
b) 7 x 3 in (17.7 x 7.6 cm)
c and d) 11 x 8 in (27.9 x 20.3 cm)

(Set of four)

PROVENANCE:
An Eminent Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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