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Meera Mukherjee
(1923 - 1998)

Untitled (Mother and Child)



The Mother and Child sculpture, in contrast to the previous lot, seems solid, rooted to the ground by its weight. The organic form is imbued with a sense of earthiness, as befits the very essence of the subject-mother and child-as a timeless symbol of pure love and oneness. Mukherjee has been quoted to say: "I asked myself, can we artists - modern artists - not approach the work that we do in the same spirit? What if we, building the figure not...



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  Lot 9 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 30,00,000
$46,154

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Meera Mukherjee
Untitled (Mother and Child)

Bronze
Height: 9.5 in (24.1 cm)
Width: 11 in (27.9 cm)
Depth: 13 in (33 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Calcutta
Saffronart, 6-7 June 2007, lot 116
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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