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KALIGHAT PAT

WEST BENGAL
MID 20TH CENTURY

a) Seated Ganga with Alligator mount
Watercolour on paper
19 x 12.75 in (48.5 x 32.6 cm)

b) Ganesha with Mooshika mount
Watercolour on paper
18.75 x 12 in (47.8 x 30.5 cm)

c) Composite image of Shiva and Krishna
Watercolour on paper
17.75 x 12 in (45.7 x 31 cm)

(Set of three)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, South India

"The Kalighat school of painting is perhaps the first school of painting in India that is truly modern as well as popular. With their bold simplifications, strong lines, vibrant colours and visual rhythm, these paintings have a surprising affinity to modern art."
- A N SARKAR AND C MACKAY







  Lot 1 of 68  

LIVING TRADITIONS: FOLK AND TRIBAL ART
19-20 APRIL 2017

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Winning Bid
$2,640
Rs 1,68,960

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


KALIGHAT PAT


 









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