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Jogen Chowdhury
The Beautiful Face



Jogen Chowdhury is known for his ability to successfully marry traditional imagery with the zeitgeist of contemporary painting, in a skillful blend of an urbane self-awareness and a highly localized Bengali influence. His early works show an attention to figuration that carries through in his current pieces. In an interview, Chowdhury commented that, in his early works, "the space projected a simple iconic presence. A spatial sequence was...



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  Lot 41 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

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$21,176
Rs 14,40,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
The Beautiful Face
Signed in Bengali (upper centre), dated in Bengali (upper left), signed and dated again 'Jogen 2016' (upper right); signed, inscribed and dated 'Jogen Chowdhury / "The beautiful Face" / 2016 (Santiniketan)' (on the reverse)
2016
Pen, ink and pastel on paper
11.75 x 15.75 in (29.8 x 40.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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