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PAIR OF KALIGHAT PATS

WEST BENGAL
MID 20TH CENTURY

a) Wrestler with Leopard
Watercolour on paper
17.75 x 11.5 in (45.2 x 29.5 cm)

b) Courtesan
Watercolour on paper
17.75 x 11.5 in (45.2 x 29.8 cm)

(Set of two)

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 2 of 68  

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

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Winning Bid
$1,875
Rs 1,20,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


PAIR OF KALIGHAT PATS


 









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