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Chittaprosad Bhattacharya
(1915 - 1978)

Bengal Famine



Chittaprosad's Bhattacharya's works reflect his reformist concerns. They are a depiction of the images that were his preoccupation --- poor peasants and laborers. His hard-hitting caricatures and sketches of the poor dying in the Bengal famine (1943) worked like modern day reportage, and shook the middle class and the British officials out of their apathy.

His reformist concerns showed in his life too, when he refused to use his...



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  Lot 40 of 218  

AUCTION 2001 (DECEMBER)
6-12 DECEMBER 2001

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Chittaprosad Bhattacharya
Bengal Famine

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1944
Brush and Ink on paper
7.5 x 9.75 in (19 x 24.8 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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