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Born in 1933 in Ulpur, (now Bangladesh), Sarbari Roy Chowdhury graduated from the Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata, in 1956, and later studied under the sculptors Prodosh Dasgupta and Sankho Chaudhuri at the M.S. University, Baroda. Between 1960 and 1962, he served as the Head of the Department of Sculpture at the Indian Art College, Kolkata.

Influenced by Indian sculptors like Prodosh Dasgupta as well as Western...



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  Lot 19 of 40  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
8 DECEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 6,00,000
$8,219

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Sarbari Roy Chowdhury
Seated Man
Signed in Bengali and inscribed '5/9' (lower left)
1954-1955
Bronze
Height: 18 in (45.3 cm)
Width: 16.25 in (31.2 cm)
Depth: 10.75 in (39.6 cm)

Fifth from a limited edition of nine

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Akar Prakar, Kolkata

PUBLISHED
Soumik Nandy Majumdar, 8 Bengal Masters: Museums of Existence, Kolkata: Akar Prakar and Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd, in conjunction with Nice: Musee des Arts Asiatiques, 2015, p. 69 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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