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Asit Kumar Haldar
(1890 - 1964)

Self Portrait



Asit Kumar Haldar is known for his artistic versatility, skilfully depicting scenes from history and mythology, in addition to illustrating books, sculpting, and writing. A member of the Tagore family as well as a first generation artist of the Bengal School of Art, Haldar is remembered for his invention of the 'lacit' technique of lacquer painting on wood. Primarily informed by his training at the Bengal School of Art and his experience...



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  Lot 25 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Asit Kumar Haldar
Self Portrait

Signed in Bengali with artist's stamp (lower left)
Oil on paper board
34 x 22 in (86.4 x 55.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist's family
Project 88, Mumbai
Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Father and Daughter: Laying Down the Linework, Kolkata: Galerie 88, 15 January - 16 February 2019; Mumbai: Project 88, 11 June - 31 July 2019

PUBLISHED
Debashish Banerji, Father and Daughter: Laying Down the Linework, Kolkata: Galerie 88, 2019 (illustrated, cover and p. 19)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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