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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Reclining Nude




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 66 of 75  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
19-20 SEPTEMBER 2012

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Reclining Nude

Initialed in Bengali and dated in English (lower left) and signed and dated in English (lower right)
2002
Pen and ink with pastel on paper
14 x 22 in (35.6 x 55.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New York
Acquired directly from the artist

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Jogen Chowdhury, Bose Pacia Modern, New York, 2002

PUBLISHED:
Call of the Real: Contemporary Indian Artists from Bengal, Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata, 2003

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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