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Lot 6
S Dhanapal
Mother and Child



Born in Chennai in 1919, S. Dhanapal initially trained in painting at the Government College of Art and Crafts there. In 1941, he joined the institution as a faculty member, and in 1957, he was appointed the Head of its sculpture department. Dhanapal was an influential painter and sculptor in post-Independence India. His sculptures, in particular, served as a visual bridge between traditional Eastern and the modern, ever changing Western...



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  Lot 6 of 45  

SCULPTED: 24 HOUR AUCTION
24-25 AUGUST 2011

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S Dhanapal
Mother and Child
1957
Bronze
18.5 x 13 x 10.5 in (47 x 33 x 26.7 cm)


EXHIBITED:
Aspects of Modern and Contemporary Indian Sculpture, Saffronart, Mumbai, 2007

PUBLISHED:
Towards a New Art History: Studies in Indian Art, eds. Deeptha Achar, Parul Dave Mukherji, Shivaji K Panikkar, D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd., 2003

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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