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Jogen Chowdhury
Untitled



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 32 of 119  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

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$4,200
Rs 2,68,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Untitled
Initialled, dated and inscribed in Bengali (lower right)
1982
Watercolour and coloured pencil on paper
9.5 x 9.75 in (24 x 25 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the Chester and Davida Herwitz Collection
Sotheby's, New York, 3 April 1996, lot 117
Private Collection, USA

EXHIBITED:
Flame of Many Colors: Contemporary Indian Painting from the Chester and Davida Herwitz Collection Part II, Worcester: Worcester Art Museum, 1986

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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