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Jogen Chowdhury
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 70 of 140  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
24-25 SEPTEMBER 2013

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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:
Acquired directly from the artist, 2006

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

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

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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