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Bikash Bhattacharjee
Untitled (Doll)


The present lot is part of the Doll series that the artist painted in the early 1970s, and reflects the political violence that had impacted his city, Kolkata, at the time. Bhattacharjee happened upon this particular motif by chance - he was asked by a young girl to repair and repaint her discoloured celluloid baby doll. According to Manasij Majumdar, he conceived the Doll series the next day, depicting nocturnal imagery in a...



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  Lot 58 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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Winning Bid
$26,270
Rs 18,12,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bikash Bhattacharjee
Untitled (Doll)
Signed and dated 'Bikash '71' (lower left)
1971
Mixed media on paper pasted on board
29.25 x 21 in (74.2 x 53.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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