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Abdur Rahman Chugtai
Sacred Stairs


“My art is strongly influenced by the stories I heard when I was young, from Islamic religious texts. Also some of the Persian fairy tales which my mother used to recount, has influenced my work.”

A R Chugtai was born on 21st September, 1897 to an ancient Persian family of artists. His ancestor, Ahmed Chugtai, was also a reputed artist and the chief architect in the court of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.

  Lot 100 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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$3,060
Rs 1,95,840

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Abdur Rahman Chugtai
Sacred Stairs
Signed 'Rahman Chugtai' (lower left); inscribed 'Sacred Stairs' (lower right)
Dry point etching on paper
10.5 x 9.25 in (26.5 x 23.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, UK

EXHIBITED:
Chughtai's Etchings: Editions of a Master , London: Grosvenor Gallery, 29 October - 14 November 2014 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
Chughtai's Etchings: Editions of a Master London: Grosvenor Gallery, p.24 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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