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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Ganesha




Jogen Chowdhury is known for his ability to successfully marry traditional imagery with the zeitgeist of contemporary painting, in a skillful blend of an urbane self-awareness and a highly localized Bengali influence. His early works show an attention to figuration that carries through in his current pieces. In an interview, Chowdhury commented that, in his early works, "the space projected a simple iconic presence. A spatial sequence was...



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  Lot 33 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 24,00,000
$33,333

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Ganesha

Initialled and dated in Bengali (lower left) and dated and signed '1994/ JOGEN' (lower right); inscribed and dated '"Ganesha"/ Santiniketan/ 1994' (on the reverse)
1994
Oil on canvas
45 x 29.25 in (114 x 74.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, Kolkata

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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