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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Reclining Woman with Curling Braid




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 68 of 140  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
24-25 SEPTEMBER 2013

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$1,440
Rs 87,840

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Reclining Woman with Curling Braid

Signed and dated in English (lower left and verso), initialed in English (upper left), initialed in Bengali (center left) and dated (upper right) and signed and dated in Bengali (lower center)
2001
Pastel on paper
10.5 x 14 in (26.7 x 35.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist, 2006

EXHIBITED:
Jogen Chowdhury: New Work, Bose Pacia, New York, 2002

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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