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Prodosh Das Gupta
(1912 - 1991)

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Prodosh Dasgupta was born in Dhaka (now in Bangladesh) in 1912. He trained in sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts and LCC Central School, London, and the Ecole de Grand Chaumier, Paris, after completing his initial studies in sculpture at the Government School of Art and Craft, Chennai, and the Lucknow School of Arts and Crafts.

On his return to India in 1940, along with artists like Rathin Mitra, Nirode Mazumdar, Paritosh...



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  Lot 79 of 160  

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

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$16,008
Rs 12,00,600

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Prodosh Das Gupta
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Signed, dated and inscribed 'P. Das Gupta/ 1975/ 3/9' (on the reverse)
1975
Bronze
Height: 20.5 in (52.1 cm)
Width: 13.5 in (34.3 cm)
Depth: 14 in (35.6 cm)

Third from a limited edition of nine

PROVENANCE
Acquired from the artist's family
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
In Quest of Form and Content: Prodosh Das Gupta, Mumbai: Akara Art, 27 September - 26 October 2019

PUBLISHED
Virendra Kumar Jain ed., Prodosh Das Gupta: Sculptures and Drawings, New Delhi: Kumar Gallery, 2008, p. 77 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Abstract


 









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