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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Two Characters from the Street - People with Painted Face



Born and brought up in erstwhile Bengal, Jogen Chowdhury rejected the stylistic traditions of the Bengal School of painting early in his career because of their rigid academism and the bourgeois leanings they implied. Instead, the artist looked to the Indian family and traditional folklore for inspiration. His figures, rendered freely and often distortedly, recall people from his daily life – from Bengali housewives and their husbands to the...



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  Lot 11 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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Jogen Chowdhury
Two Characters from the Street - People with Painted Face

Initialed and dated in Bengali (lower centre), signed in Bengali and signed and dated in English (verso)
1984
Ink and pastel on paper pasted on board
11 x 14.5 in (27.9 x 36.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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