Originally acquired from the artist's family
CATALOGUE NOTES Born in 1916 in Bihar, Sankho Chaudhuri graduated from Santiniketan in 1939. At that time abstraction was a new style in sculpture and many sculptors leaned towards it. Chaudhuri’s works, although made of an austere material had a sense of malleability, softness and rhythm to them. His works often depicted the female form or wildlife. Sankho Chaudhuri works were significant as it was a response to the tradition western academic style that was taught to artists at the time. The art work includes a certificate of authenticity from the artist.