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Sankho Chaudhuri
Untitled (Mother and Child)


A versatile and innovative sculptor, Sankho Chaudhuri is considered one of the masters of modern Indian sculpture, and was adept in the use of various mediums including wood, stone, and bronze. A student of Ramkinkar Baij, his work is significant in its emancipation from the academic style prevalent during the British Raj, instead favouring new styles and media. Chaudhuri's elegant, abstract sculptures comprise smooth curves and elongated lines,...



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  Lot 47 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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$33,600
Rs 24,52,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Sankho Chaudhuri
Untitled (Mother and Child)
Foundry stamp 'Cire Valsuani Perdue' (on the base)
Painted bronze
Height: 18.5 in (47 cm)
Width: 7.75 in (20 cm)
Depth: 9 in (23 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Edward M Korry, an American diplomat and former US Ambassador to Ethiopia and Chile, who purchased the present lot at the International Cultural Centre in New Delhi, 1958.
Property from an Important West Coast Collection

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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