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S Dhanapal
(1919 - 2000)

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 85 of 110  

24-HOUR ONLINE ABSOLUTE AUCTION: EDITIONS
25-26 JULY 2012

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Winning Bid
$2,040
Rs 1,10,160

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S Dhanapal
Mother and Child

1957
Bronze
Height: 18.5 in (47 cm)
Width: 12.5 in (31.75 cm)
Depth: 10 in (25.4 cm)

Illustrated are two views of the sculpture


EXHIBITED:
Aspects of Modern and Contemporary Indian Sculpture, Saffronart, Mumbai, 2007 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
Towards a New Art History: Studies in Indian Art, eds. Deeptha Achar, Parul Dave Mukherji and Shivaji K Panikkar, D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2003 (another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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