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Mithu Sen
Behind the Tail II



Born in 1971 in West Bengal, Mithu Sen obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in painting from Kala Bhavan at Santiniketan, and later, completed a postgraduate program at the Glasgow School of Art in the United Kingdom on the prestigious Charles Wallace India Trust Award for 2000-2001. An enthusiastic traveler, Sen has explored several countries and many of her works have evolved from her travels and experiences.

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  Lot 18 of 67  

CONTEMPORARY DAY SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
12 FEBRUARY 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 12,00,000
$19,672

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Mithu Sen
Behind the Tail II
Signed and dated in English (center right of both panels)
2007
Mixed media, watercolour, collage, gold leaf, ink and fabric on handmade paper
82.5 x 81 in (209.6 x 205.7 cm)

(Diptych)

PROVENANCE:
Albion Gallery, London

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Tiger by the Tail: Women Artists of India Transforming Culture, The Women's Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, 2007

EXHIBITED:
A Perspective on Contemporary Art 6: Emotional Drawing, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 2013

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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