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Asit Kumar Haldar
(1890 - 1964)

Kalidasa reciting his Immortal Meghdut Lyric at the Navratna Sabha of Sri Vikramaditya (Chandragupta II)



"It is freedom when your spirit conjures up a vision from the inert, to illuminate its every line with the flame of your devotion. You have the magic of life's touch in your eyes and your dream has come out in a creation in which are made one, my form and your delight," said the Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore of the late Asit Kumar Haldar's sculptures.

For this versatile artist who belonged to the first generation of painters...



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  Lot 18 of 40  

MODERN INDIAN ART
13 OCTOBER 2021

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Rs 18,00,000
$24,324

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Asit Kumar Haldar
Kalidasa reciting his Immortal Meghdut Lyric at the Navratna Sabha of Sri Vikramaditya (Chandragupta II)

Signed in Bengali with artist's stamp, inscribed '11' (lower left), and bearing a plaque (lower centre); signed and dated 'aK. Haldar./ 26/2/52' (on the reverse)
1952
Gouache on paper
28.25 x 20.25 in (71.5 x 51.3 cm)

PUBLISHED
Dr Radha Kumud Mookerji, Indian Culture at a Glance, Lucknow: The Department of Education, Government of Uttar Pradesh, 1960, pl. 11 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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