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Asit Kumar Haldar
Srijnana (Atisa) Dipankara crossing over to Tibet


The present lot is a historical depiction of Atisa Srijnana Dipankara, a monk from Eastern Bengal, who journeyed to Tibet in the 11th century. This was a time of cultural exchange between India and neighbouring countries, when Tibetan monks studied at monasteries in India, and Indian Buddhists visited Tibet. Haldar often portrayed scenes from history and mythology with subtlety and accuracy, as can be seen here in the details of...



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  Lot 46 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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Winning Bid
$16,518
Rs 11,23,200

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Asit Kumar Haldar
Srijnana (Atisa) Dipankara crossing over to Tibet
Signed in Bengali with artist's stamp (lower right), bearing a number 20 sticker (lower left); inscribed and dated 'ak.Haldar/ 26/2/52 / Srijnana (Atisa) Dipankara crossing over to Tibet' (on the reverse)
1952
Gouache on paper
28 x 20 in (71 x 50.8 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Dr Radha Kumud Mookerji, Indian Culture at a Glance, Lucknow: The Department of Education, Government of Uttar Pradesh, 1960, pl. 19 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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