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S. Dhanapal
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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