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The Early Bengal School of painting emerged as a result of the consistent changes taking place in Bengal due to the presence of the Portuguese, Dutch, French and the British over a period of nearly four centuries. Each group left behind “an imprint not only on the history, politics and economics that have shaped this fertile east Indian riverine state, but also on the Bengali’s cultural taste and appetite. Art, architecture, fashion, cuisine and...



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  Lot 11 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 18,00,000
$24,161

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Early Bengal School
Untitled

Late 19th century
Oil on cloth
25 x 35.75 in (63.8 x 91 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Kolkata
Acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Indian Divine: Gods and Goddesses in 19th and 20th Century Modern Art, New Delhi: DAG, 18 March - 15 July 2014; Mumbai: DAG, 11 October - 30 November 2014

PUBLISHED
Kishore Singh ed., Indian Divine: Gods and Goddesses in 19th and 20th Century Modern Art, New Delhi: DAG, 2014, p.184 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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