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Jogen Chowdhury
Pradarshan


Jogen Chowdhury is known for his distinctive depiction of human figures, inspired by traditional folklore and the Indian family. His figures, which are rendered freely and are often distorted, recall people and interactions from daily life, textured through a cross-hatching technique he began to use in the 1960s. The Bengali influence in Chowdhury's work is undeniable, but his treatment of his subjects and the overall composition has a universal...



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  Lot 18 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 54,00,000
$76,056

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Pradarshan
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right), signed and dated 'Jogen 2005' (upper left), dated again in Bengali (upper right) and inscribed in Bengali (upper centre)
2005
Watercolour, pen and pastel on paper pasted on mountboard
19.5 x 27.5 in (49.5 x 69.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi
Acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Body, Mind and Soul, presented by Gallery Threshold at New Delhi: Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, 1 - 6 September 2007

PUBLISHED
Body, Mind and Soul, New Delhi: Gallery Threshold, 2007 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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