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Shyamal Dutta Ray
(1934 - 2005)

Death of a Dream

"The imagery in my paintings comes mostly from my personal experiences. It is the visual world and its influences on me, that I try to reveal on my canvas."

Shyamal Dutta Ray's body of work constitutes a major turning point in the history of the Bengal school of art. Ray is credited with adding depth and intensity to the medium of watercolours, at a time when the Bengal school of Art traditionally used light and watery colours....

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6-7 JUNE 2007


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Shyamal Dutta Ray
Death of a Dream

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
Watercolour on paper
19 x 25 in (48.3 x 63.5 cm)

Exhibited and Published:
Modern Indian Works on Paper, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2006

Paul Robeson Gallery, Newark, New Jersey, 2003
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, 2006

Art India, Volume 8, Issue 2, Ouarter 2, A.S. Rai, `Considering Indian Art with an Ear to the Future`, 2003

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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