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Avinash Chandra
Girl and Flowers


Born in Simla in 1931, Chandra studied painting at the Polytechnic in Delhi, where in 1953 he joined the staff until 1956 when he moved to London. In 1951 he held his first one-man exhibition in India, showing the following years in Belfast, Paris, Amsterdam, Zurich, Copenhagen, Stockholm and in several cities in the UK. In 1964 he became the first Indian artist to exhibit at the Documenta in Kassel. His works were then shown in the USA, Canada...



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  Lot 5 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 9,60,000
$13,521

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Avinash Chandra
Girl and Flowers
Circa 1950s
Oil on hardboard
34.75 x 22.5 in (88.1 x 57.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of the artist
Property from the Collection of Alita Chandra Wig, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Paintings by Avinash Chandra, organised by Delhi Silpi Chakra at New Delhi: Freemasons Hall, Queensway, 20 August - 3 September 1953

PUBLISHED
Paintings by Avinash Chandra, New Delhi: Delhi Silpi Chakra, 1953 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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