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"People for me are an increasingly sophisticated and alluring proposition when I look for a subject." - JOGEN CHOWDHURY

Jogen Chowdhury addresses the human form with an aloof curiosity that is almost scientific in its observation. He reveals the body in diverse situations-alone, scarred, aged and disfigured, or dressed in finery. He often depicts couples in varied interactions, some intimate, others distanced, always creating...



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  Lot 27 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 50,40,000
$70,490

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Couple
Signed and dated in Bengali and signed 'Jogen' (lower left) and signed and inscribed in Bengali (lower right)
2001
Pen, ink and pastel on paper
22 x 27.75 in (55.9 x 70.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property from a Distinguished International Collection

EXHIBITED:
Modern Indian Art: 12 Contemporary Painters, presented by Saffronart and Pundole Art Gallery at New York: The Metropolitan Pavilion, 12-16 May 2001

PUBLISHED
Ian Findlay-Brown, Modern Indian Art: 12 Contemporary Painters, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2001 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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