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Sailoz Mookherjea
Untitled (Dreaming Girl)



Sailoz Mukherjea is regarded as one of India's earliest modern painters, and was featured, in 1979, on a list of Nine Indian Master Artists by the Archaeological Survey of India. Born in 1907 in Kolkata, Mukherjea received his diploma in Fine Arts from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Calcutta, in 1932. He then taught at Delhi Polytechnic, and served as Art Director at the Imperial Tobacco Company before moving to Paris in...



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  Lot 20 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 10,80,000
$16,615

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sailoz Mookherjea
Untitled (Dreaming Girl)
Signed 'Sailoz' (upper left); bearing Dhoomimal Gallery label with title 'DREAMING GIRL' and inscribed 'Siesta' on the stretcher (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
17 x 29 in (43.2 x 73.7 cm)

NATIONAL ART TREASURE - NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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