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Lot 23
S Dhanapal
Untitled



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 23 of 45  

SCULPTED: 24 HOUR AUCTION
24-25 AUGUST 2011

Estimate



Winning Bid
$8,352
Rs 3,67,488

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S Dhanapal
Untitled
Bronze
20.5 x 14 x 5 in (52.1 x 35.6 x 12.7 cm)


This work is attached to a wooden base measuring 5.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 inches


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

PUBLISHED:
Contemporary Indian Sculpture: The Madras Metaphor, Josef James, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1993

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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