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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Dancer



Jogen Chowdhury’s art is recognisable by his distinctive depictions of human figures that are largely inspired by traditional folklore and the Indian family. His freely rendered and often distorted figures recall people and interactions from daily life and stand out due to the manner in which he “weaves the saris or odhini of the women or the dhoti of the men into spectacular contemporary forms that tell the magic of the tale.” (Uma Nair,...



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  Lot 61 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 78,00,000
$104,698

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Dancer

Signed and dated in Bengali (upper right); signed and dated 'Jogen 1999' (centre right); inscribed and dated 'Dancer/ 1999/ Jogen Chowdhury' (on the reverse)
1999
Ink, pastel and mixed media on paper
21.75 x 27.5 in (55 x 70 cm)

PROVENANCE
An Important Private Collection, Goa
Saffronart, New Delhi, 21 September 2017, lot 19
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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