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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Situation X



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 63 of 70  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2011
21-22 SEPTEMBER 2011

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Jogen Chowdhury
Situation X

Initialed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
1995
Oil on canvas
47.5 x 47.5 in (120.6 x 120.6 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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