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Meera Mukherjee
(1923 - 1998)

Untitled (Rooster)



Meera Mukherjee developed her own artistic language by drawing from artistic influences across India and Europe. "She did not feel alienated from modern German sculptors... she neither followed strict classic Greek or Indian art forms in her figures nor did she succumb to radical modern formal liberty of global art trends. Instead she saw her dimension in depicting the natural and living, emotions, the expressive, and not abstractions and...



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  Lot 98 of 120  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
13-14 OCTOBER 2021

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Winning Bid
$48,660
Rs 36,00,840

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Meera Mukherjee
Untitled (Rooster)

Bronze
Height: 7.25 in (18.7 cm)
Width: 3.75 in (9.5 cm)
Depth: 6 in (15.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist by a private collector who taught at the Goethe-Institut, Kolkata in circa 1970. They developed a close friendship and continued to correspond after the collector moved back to Austria.
Thence by descent
Sotheby's, London, 25 October 2017, lot 23
Property from a Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED
Geeti Sen ed., Meera Mukherjee: Purity of Vision, Kolkata: Akar Prakar and Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, in collaboration with Kolkata: Emami Art, 2018, p. 139 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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