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Bikash Bhattacharjee's series of 'Doll' paintings from the early 1970s, particularly his nocturnal landscapes populated by dolls, reflects the political violence that was taking his city, Kolkata, by storm at the time. The origins of the series, however, can be traced to the day when a young girl asked him to repair and repaint her baby doll. "Late that night when Bikash returned from his downtown studio, the doll in hand, trudging along the...



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  Lot 20 of 80  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 DECEMBER 2011

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Bikash Bhattacharjee
The Doll
Signed and dated in English (lower left)
1971
Mixed media on paper pasted on board
29 x 21 in (73.7 x 53.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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