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Asit Kumar Haldar was a painter, sculptor, writer and poet who was an influential member of the Bengal School of Art. While his work was informed by his training in sculpture and his experience of documenting the murals and frescoes at Ajanta, he also incorporated elements from Rajput and Pahari miniatures. Haldar was particularly well known for his invention of the "lacit" technique of lacquer painting on wood. The present lot depicts Queen...



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  Lot 32 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate
Rs 6,00,000 - 8,00,000
$8,395 - 11,190


Winning Bid
Rs 18,00,000
$25,175

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Asit Kumar Haldar
Untitled
Signed in Bengali with artist's stamp, bearing a number 12 sticker and indistinctly inscribed 'QUEEN PRAVATI CONDUCTING' (lower left) and initialled 'A.K.H.' (lower right); signed and dated 'AK.Haldar/ 26/2/53' (on the reverse)
1953
Pencil and gouache on paper
28 x 20 in (71.2 x 50.5 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Dr. Radha Kumud Mookerji, Indian Culture at a Glance, Lucknow: The Department of Education, Government of Uttar Pradesh, 1960, pl. 12 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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