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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Couple A



Rejecting the bourgeois leanings that he saw in the work of established artists of the Bengal School like Hemendranath Mazumdar, Jogen Chowdhury looked homeward for inspiration. Drawing on household scenes, folklore and the stories and images he grew up with, the artist developed a unique idiom through which he represented everyday life in India, placing a strong regional spotlight on the Bengali men and women he knew so well.

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  Lot 42 of 110  

WINTER AUCTION 2007
5-6 DECEMBER 2007

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$304,750
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Jogen Chowdhury
Couple A

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower center) and signed and dated in English and Bengali (verso)
1984
Pen and ink with pastel on paper
25 x 37.5 in (63.5 x 95.2 cm)

PUBLISHED:
The Flamed-Mosaic: Indian Contemporary Painting, Neville Tuli, Heart in association with Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 1997

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the collection of Chester and Davida Herwitz

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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