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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

The Floating Creepers




Jogen Chowdhury is known for his ability to successfully marry traditional imagery with the zeitgeist of contemporary painting, in a skillful blend of an urbane self-awareness and a highly localized Bengali influence. His early works show an attention to figuration that carries through in his current pieces. In an interview, Chowdhury commented that, in his early works, "the space projected a simple iconic presence. A spatial sequence was...



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  Lot 72 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
The Floating Creepers

Initialled 'J' (lower left), initialled in Bengali (centre right) and dated in Bengali (lower right); inscribed and dated twice 'Jogen Chowdhury/ "The Floating Creepers"/ 2006 (Santiniketan)' (on the reverse)
2006
Ink and dry pastel on paper
20 x 28 in (50.8 x 71.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Galerie 88, Kolkata
Private Collection, Kolkata

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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