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S Dhanapal
(1919 - 2000)

Mary and Christ




Born in Chennai in 1919, S. Dhanapal initially trained in painting at the Government College of Art and Crafts there. In 1941, he joined the institution as a faculty member, and in 1957, he was appointed the Head of its sculpture department. Dhanapal was an influential painter and sculptor in post-Independence India. His sculptures, in particular, served as a visual bridge between traditional Eastern and the modern, ever changing Western...



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  Lot 91 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S Dhanapal
Mary and Christ

Bronze
Height: 27.5 in (70 cm)
Width: 19.5 in (49.3 cm)
Depth: 9.75 in (24.5 cm)

Third from a limited edition of four cast posthumously by the artist's estate

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from the artist's family

EXHIBITED:
Manifestations VIII: 20th Century Indian Art, New Delhi: DAG Modern, 22 November - 29 December 2012 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
Manifestations VIII: 20th Century Indian Art, New Delhi: DAG Modern, 2012 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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