20 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 70,600
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A book of Fifteen Indian Mythological Studies with two additional
Kolkata Art Studio, 1883
Fifteen bound lithographs of various figures in Hindu mythology, each accompanied by text on a separate page explaining their significance, with two more inserted at the back
13¼ x 16½ in.
Designed by the Calcutta Art Studio and printed by City Press, Kolkata
Includes Saraswati, Lakshmi, Kaoi, Manadev, Jagadhantri, Siva Gouri, Ganesh, Jaumashtami, Yasoda and Gopal, Manbhanjan, Krishna Kali, Nala Dayamanti, Savitri, Agamani, Bijaya; with Sarojini and Varanasi additional (15)
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Annadaprasad Bagchi and his associates established "Calcutta Art Studio" in 1876. They produced and sold popular lithographs of various subjects, including religious and mythological scenes, portraits and alphabets.
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