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"Art needn't be realistic - but it absolutely must be truthful."

Lalu Prasad Shaw was born in Bengal in 1937, and completed his education in fine arts at the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Kolkata.

Known widely for his highly stylized portraits of Bengali women and couples, Lalu Prasad Shaw’s works lay the most emphasis on his subject’s physical characteristics. Capturing the expressions of his subjects...



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  Lot 55 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

Estimate



Winning Bid
$18,840
Rs 13,75,320

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Lalu Prasad Shaw

a) Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
2003
Gouache on board
14.25 x 20 in (36 x 51 cm)


b) Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
2004
Gouache on board
13 x 20 in (33 x 51 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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