20 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 29,800
Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000
JAYASHREE CHAKRAVARTY (B. 1956)
signed, dated and inscribed ' Jayashree 2001 Acrylic + oil on canvas Hampi' (on the reverse); signed in Bengali and titled in Hindi (on the reverse)
oil and acrylic on canvas
35¾ x 48 in. (91 x 122 cm.)
Painted in 2001
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Jayashree Chakravarty's canvases are often bustling, crowded and teeming with energetic imagery and line. Her recent work moves away from the cartographic and figural themes that had dominated her paintings in the 1990's to a more spiritual subject matter. In this work from 2001 Chakravarty has masterfully maintained her characteristic use of heavy line and impasto. Chakravarty has dedicated this work to Hampi former capital of the Vijayanagara empire and a world Heritage site.
Exhibition catalogue, Mysore Sails International Ltd., Govt. of Karnataka, Chitrakala Patrishath, Bangalore in 2001
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