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S Dhanapal
(1919 - 2000)

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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