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Avinash Chandra
Shah Alam's Tomb


Born in Simla in 1931, Chandra studied painting at the Polytechnic in Delhi, where in 1953 he joined the staff until 1956 when he moved to London. In 1951 he held his first one-man exhibition in India, showing the following years in Belfast, Paris, Amsterdam, Zurich, Copenhagen, Stockholm and in several cities in the UK. In 1964 he became the first Indian artist to exhibit at the Documenta in Kassel. His works were then shown in the USA, Canada...



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  Lot 55 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Avinash Chandra
Shah Alam's Tomb
Signed and dated 'Avinash 55' (lower left); inscribed 'AVINASH / Shah Alam's Tomb' (on the reverse)
1955
Oil on canvas
25.25 x 30 in (64 x 76.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of the Artist
Property from the Collection of Alita Chandra Wig, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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