Lot#26 || Sudhir Khastgir (1907-1974)
UNTITLED (Women in prayer)
Pastel on paper
Signed lower left
29.00 x 21.00 in
₹ 1,00,000 -
Originally acquired from Gallerie 88
CATALOGUE NOTESSudhir Khastgir was born in Chittagong Bangladesh in 1907. He did his schooling in Kolkata from Viswa Bharati University Santiniketan. In 1929 he studied under artist Nandalal Bose and later Abanindranath Tagore. He was also an important member of the Bengal School. Some of his signature works depict Indian mythologies women and village life. His expertise lay in watercolour oils and sculptures. This particular work is tender in execution with vibrant colours.