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Sailoz Mookherjea
Untitled (Dreaming Girl)



Sailoz Mukherjea is regarded as one of India's earliest modern painters, and was featured, in 1979, on a list of Nine Indian Master Artists by the Archaeological Survey of India. Born in 1907 in Kolkata, Mukherjea received his diploma in Fine Arts from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Calcutta, in 1932. He then taught at Delhi Polytechnic, and served as Art Director at the Imperial Tobacco Company before moving to Paris in...



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  Lot 24 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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Winning Bid
$17,867
Rs 12,86,400

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Sailoz Mookherjea
Untitled (Dreaming Girl)
Signed 'Sailoz' (upper left); bearing Dhoomimal Gallery label with title 'DREAMING GIRL' and inscribed 'Siesta' on the stretcher bar (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
17.5 x 29.25 in (44.6 x 74 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi
Saffronart, New Delhi, 10 September 2015, lot 20

EXHIBITED
Fifth Triennale - India 1982, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 1982
Revisiting Sailoz Mookherjea, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Art Centre, 28 October - 30 November 2017

PUBLISHED
Revisiting Sailoz Mookherjea, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Art Centre, 2017, pp. 86-87 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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