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Jogen Chowdhury (Indian, b.1939)
LOT ID: 67193
Untitled (Portrait of a Woman), 2007

Mixed Media, Pastel, Ink, on paper
11 х 8 in. (27.94 x 20.32 cm.)
Signed, inscribed, and dated twice on front.
Lot description
"Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)" (2007) is a charming pastel and ink portrait on paper of a sensual and wonderfully playful female character that belong to the imaginative world of enigmatic and provocative figures that are the work of famous Contemporary Indian artist Jogen Chowdhurdy (B. 1939). His internationally famed style combines a strong use of expressive line, sensual forms, decorative patterning, and bold color contrasts to create his figurative portraits. Considered a ‘Master of Line’ and often drawing upon traditional sources for inspiration as well elements of fantasy, Chowdhurdy instills in his figures a notion of individuality and surrealism in a manner that is uniquely his own. Dimensions listed are for the work itself. Framed dimensions are Dimensions listed are for the work itself. Dimensions as professionally framed are 17.5 x 14 inches and this work is in excellent condition.

Jogen Chowdhurdy has exhibited extensively throughout the world at such venues as Singapore Art Museum (Singapore), the National Gallery of Modern Art (New Delhi, India), the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Washington, DC), and Maltwood Art Museum (Victoria, Canada), among numerous others. The artist lives and works in India.
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