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Sailoz Mookherjea
(1907 - 1960)

Untitled



At the turn of the 20th century, when a colonial aesthetic based in realism dominated the Indian art scene, the nationalist sentiment sweeping through India also spilled into the art scene. A group of artists, led by Abanindranath Tagore, rejected the prevailing academic style by turning to indigenous and oriental art for inspiration. Their movement took shape in Shantiniketan in West Bengal and was dubbed the Bengal School of Art, which reached...



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  Lot 38 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 4,56,000
$6,909

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sailoz Mookherjea
Untitled

Signed 'SAILOZ' (lower left); signed and inscribed in Bengali (lower left)
Ink on paper
9.25 x 6.5 in (23.7 x 16.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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