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Lalu Prasad Shaw
(1937)

Untitled



The 'Lord of Wisdom' and 'Remover of Obstacles', Ganesha has been represented in Indian sculpture from the 5th century onwards. His popularity as a deity helped galvanise the masses as the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, promoted by Lokmanya Tilak, during the freedom struggle against the British.

By choosing to depict Ganesha, Lalu Prasad Shaw, T. Vaikuntam and Laxma Goud reinforce his popularity despite the difference in...



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  Lot 62 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 8,40,000
$14,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Lalu Prasad Shaw
Untitled

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
2014
Tempera on paper
25 x 19 in (63.5 x 48.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the Artist
A Notable Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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