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Lot 5
Arpana Caur
(1954)

Soldiers Mother




Born in New Delhi, Arpana Caur spent her college years studying literature; as an artist, she is largely self-taught. Her work can be seen to continue the line begun by Amrita Sher-Gil. It is feminine and feminist in its perspective, with portraits of women placed in a contemporary urban context. The erotic is downplayed in favor of the sturdy: Gayatri Sinha states that, in her paintings, "There is no hint of an expressive sexuality; woman...



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  Lot 5 of 135  

AUCTION SEPTEMBER 2006
6-7 SEPTEMBER 2006

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Winning Bid
$25,421
Rs 11,43,945

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpana Caur
Soldiers Mother

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1995
Oil on canvas
66 x 49.5 in (167.6 x 125.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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