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Jogen Chowdhury
Looking to the Mirror


"It seems to me that the depth of perception that comes in figuration, the way figures can illuminate life may not be possible through other means. I want to portray our human environment, the people of our country, their nature, their way of sitting because they are different from others. You'll notice that there's a particular Indianness in their gestures and that attracts. And it is this - the particular characteristics we see - that I wish...



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  Lot 31 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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Winning Bid
$12,186
Rs 9,01,800

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Looking to the Mirror
Signed 'Jogen' (upper right), dated '2007' (upper left); inscribed and dated with artist's stamps '"Looking to the Mirror"/ Jogen Chowdhury/ 2007 (Santiniketan)/ 35/2006' (on the reverse)
2007
Pen, ink and coloured pencil on paper pasted on mountboard
7.75 x 9.75 in (19.7 x 24.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 16-17 April 2012, lot 9
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Jogen Chowdhury - Abahoman: Flowing Life, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 28 March - 16 April 2007

PUBLISHED
Uma Nair, Jogen Chowdhury - Abahoman: Flowing Life, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2007, p. 119 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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