Lot#45 || Lalu Prasad Shaw (b. 1937)
UNTITLED (Abstract) (2002 ; 2002)

Etching (set of two)
Signed lower right ; Signed lower right
20.00 x 13.50 in

Estimate   20,000 - ₹ 30,000

Private Collection
Lalu Prasad Shaw is an Indian painter who completed his education in fine arts at the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Kolkata. He mostly works in gouache or tempera; executing observations surrounding the Bengali middle class in academic and traditional Indian formats. Despite identifying himself primarily as a painter, Shaw developed a fondness for printmaking at the age of 32. Delving into the world of graphic arts; he quickly mastered the craft owing to his previous experience with intaglios and lithographs. As a printmaker, he established a reputation that rivaled his already illustrious standing as a painter.
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