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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Untitled



Born and brought up in erstwhile Bengal, now Bangladesh, Jogen Chowdhury rejected the stylistic traditions of the Bengal School of painting soon after he began his career as an artist. Believing that the academic style of representation of Bengal School artists like Hemendranath Mazumdar conveyed heavy bourgeois leanings, Chowdhury looked instead to the Indian family and its folklore for inspiration. His figures, rendered freely and often...



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  Lot 12 of 90  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2010
8-9 SEPTEMBER 2010

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Untitled

Signed and dated in Bengali (upper right)
1988
Oil on canvas
23.5 x 23.5 in (59.7 x 59.7 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Aspects of Modern Indian Painting, Saffronart and Pundole Art Gallery, New York, 2002

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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