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Sailoz Mukherjea is one of the nine artists whose works are designated National Treasures. Having travelled to Europe - where he met the artist Henri Matisse - in the mid-1930s, Mukherjea is widely considered to be among India's earliest Modernists, combining European Romanticism with the traditions of miniature painting to create work that was a break from the realistic academicism of his time. In both composition and technique, he created his...



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  Lot 6 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$46,783
Rs 32,28,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sailoz Mookherjea
Untitled
Signed 'Sailoz Mukherjea' (lower right)
Oil on canvas
27.25 x 21.25 in (69 x 53.7 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PUBLISHED
Vinod Bhardwaj and Brij Sharma eds., Trends and Tradition: Eighty Glorious Years, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2017, p. 65 (illustrated)
Sailoz Mookherjea: A Legacy of Art, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2017, p. 75 (illustrated)
Revisting Sailoz Mookherjea, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2017, p. 93 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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