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Jogen Chowdhury
(1939)

Boy Playing




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 19 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$13,608
Rs 8,16,480

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jogen Chowdhury
Boy Playing

Initialed in Bengali (lower right) and in English (verso)
1990
Ink and pastel on paper pasted on board
10.5 x 14.5 in (26.7 x 36.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
From an Important Private Collection, Kolkata

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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