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Sankho Chaudhuri
(1916 - 2006)

Untitled (Standing Figure)



Chaudhuri is considered one of the stalwarts of Modern Indian sculpture, whose work is significant in the evolution of Indian sculpture away from the academic style based on mid-Victorian ideals of naturalism that had developed under the British Raj. In the 1940s, new styles and media were explored by sculptors, with a strong leaning towards abstraction. Chaudhuri was a student of Ramkinkar Baij, who was himself a key figure in this early...



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  Lot 29 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 22,80,000
$33,529

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sankho Chaudhuri
Untitled (Standing Figure)

Circa 1950s
Wood
39.5 in (100 cm) high


PROVENANCE:
Galerie Palette, Zurich
Roland, Browse and Delbano, London
Acquired from the above by Eugene and Penelope Rosenberg, 28 December 1959
Private Collection, North India

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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