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Sarbari Roy Chowdhury
Head of a Woman



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 31 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 5,40,000
$7,500

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Sarbari Roy Chowdhury
Head of a Woman
Signed in Bengali and inscribed '4/9' (on the neck)
2006
Bronze
Height: 17 in (43.3 cm)
Width: 9.5 in (24.4 cm)
Depth: 10 in (25.3 cm)

Fourth from a limited edition of nine

PROVENANCE
Akar Prakar, Kolkata

PUBLISHED
R Siva Kumar, Sensibility Objectified: The Sculptures of Sarbari Roy Choudhury, Kolkata: Akar Prakar, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 2009, p. 124 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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