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Sarbari Roy Chowdhury
(1933 - 2012)

Head of a Woman




Born in 1933 in Ulpur, (now Bangladesh), Sarbari Roy Chowdhury graduated from the Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata, in 1956, and later studied under the sculptors Prodosh Dasgupta and Sankho Chaudhuri at the M.S. University, Baroda. Between 1960 and 1962, he served as the Head of the Department of Sculpture at the Indian Art College, Kolkata.

Influenced by Indian sculptors like Prodosh Dasgupta as well as Western...



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  Lot 77 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
$5,700
Rs 4,27,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sarbari Roy Chowdhury
Head of a Woman

Signed in Bengali and inscribed '5/9' (on the reverse)
1990
Bronze
Height: 8.75 in (22 cm)
Width: 3.25 in (8.5 cm)
Depth: 4.25 in (10.5 cm)

Fifth from a limited edition of nine

The sculpture is mounted on a wooden base with a screw and measures 4 x 6 x 6 in (10 x 15 x 15 cm)


PROVENANCE
Akar Prakar, Kolkata

EXHIBITED
Contours and Volumes, presented by Akar Prakar at New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 1 - 14 April 2012; Mumbai: NGMA, 24 September - 23 October 2013

PUBLISHED
R Siva Kumar, Sensibility Objectified: The Sculptures of Sarbari Roy Choudhury, Kolkata: Akar Prakar; New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 2009, p. 109 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Contours and Volumes, Mumbai: NGMA; Kolkata: Akar Prakar, 2013, p. 9 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Abstract


 









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