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Dhanraj Bhagat
(1917 - 1988)

Untitled (Ravana)



Regarded as one of the most important modern Indian sculptors, Dhanraj Bhagat is known for pioneering unconventional mediums and sculpting techniques including papier-mache, cement and metal casting, wood and stone carving, ceramics, enamelling on metal, welded metals and chased, hammered and repousse textures, at a time when realism was the norm. Bhagat's sculptural vocabulary progressed towards Cubist and Abstract forms following his...



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  Lot 82 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Dhanraj Bhagat
Untitled (Ravana)

Welded Iron
Height: 82.25 in (209 cm)
Width: 39.75 in (101 cm)
Depth: 22.5 in (57 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist

PUBLISHED:
Kishore Singh ed., Indian Divine: Gods and Goddesses in 19th and 20th Century Modern Art, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2014, p. 102 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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