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S Dhanapal
Mother and Child



Born in Chennai in 1919, S. Dhanapal initially trained in painting at the Government College of Art and Crafts there. In 1941, he joined the institution as a faculty member, and in 1957, he was appointed the Head of its sculpture department. Dhanapal was an influential painter and sculptor in post-Independence India. His sculptures, in particular, served as a visual bridge between traditional Eastern and the modern, ever changing Western...



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  Lot 87 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S Dhanapal
Mother and Child
Inscribed 'VIII' (on the reverse)
1957
Bronze
Height: 18.25 in (46.2 cm)
Width: 12.5 in (32 cm)
Depth: 11 in (28 cm)

From a limited edition of nine

PROVENANCE
Acquired from the Artist's Family
Property of an Important Collector, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Aspects of Modern and Contemporary Indian Sculpture, Mumbai: Saffronart, 25 January - 15 February 2007 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Deeptha Achar, Parul Dave Mukherji, Shivaji K Panikkar eds., Towards a New Art History: Studies in Indian Art, New Delhi: D K Printworld Pvt. Ltd., 2003 (another from the edition)
Aspects of Modern and Contemporary Indian Sculpture, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2007 (another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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