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Jogen Chowdhury
Man and Woman


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 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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Winning Bid
$134,504
Rs 58,50,924

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Man and Woman
Initialed and dated in Bengali (lower right) and signed and dated in English (verso)
1992
Ink and pastel on paper pasted on board
22 x 30 in (55.9 x 76.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From a Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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