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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

The Cosmetic Girl




Jogen Chowdhury is known for his ability to successfully marry traditional imagery with the zeitgeist of contemporary painting, in a skillful blend of an urbane self-awareness and a highly localized Bengali influence. His early works show an attention to figuration that carries through in his current pieces. In an interview, Chowdhury commented that, in his early works, "the space projected a simple iconic presence. A spatial sequence was...



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  Lot 75 of 90  

24-HOUR ONLINE ABSOLUTE AUCTION
10-11 JULY 2012

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Winning Bid
$3,933
Rs 2,12,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
The Cosmetic Girl

Signed and dated in English (upper right) and initialed in Bengali (lower left)
2007
Dry Pastel on paper
19 x 13.5 in (48.3 x 34.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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