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Meera Mukherjee
Annapurna


"As the fires keep burning, for the 10 or 12 hours that a piece is being fired, I am alert and trying to keep it alive. Sculpture thus becomes a complete, total process. It is like nurturing and nourishing, like making a human being and bringing him to life." - MEERA MUKHERJEE

A deep interest in traditional sculpting traditions led Meera Mukherjee to travel across India in the 1960s and 1970s and learn about metalworking...



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  Lot 17 of 40  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
8 DECEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 96,00,000
$131,507

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Meera Mukherjee
Annapurna
Bronze
Height: 15.75 in (40.2 cm)
Width: 11 in (28 cm)
Depth: 9.25 in (23.8 cm)

This sculpture comes with a detachable base measuring 4 x 11 x 9.5 in (10.2 x 28.1 x 24.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Akar Prakar, Kolkata

PUBLISHED
Geeti Sen, Nandini Ghosh, Maitreyi Chatterjee, et al, Meera Mukherjee: Purity of Vision, Kolkata: Akar Prakar, in collaboration with Emami Art, supported by Raza Foundation, in association with Mapin Publishing, 2018, p. 57 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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