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Chittaprosad's Bhattacharya's works reflect his reformist concerns. They are a depiction of the images that were his preoccupation --- poor peasants and laborers. His hard-hitting caricatures and sketches of the poor dying in the Bengal famine (1943) worked like modern day reportage, and shook the middle class and the British officials out of their apathy.

His reformist concerns showed in his life too, when he refused to use his...



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  Lot 64 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
$5,964
Rs 4,17,480

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Chittaprosad Bhattacharya
Untitled
Dated '19 Sept 57' (upper left)
1957
Pastel on paper
14 x 10.25 in (35.6 x 25.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from the artist's family, Kolkata, 2003

Category: Painting


 









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