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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 387

    A book of Fifteen Indian Mythological Studies with two additional

    Kolkata Art Studio, 1883

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    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
    Hand-colored lithographs
    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.

    Literature

    P. Pal, Durga: Avenging Goddess, Nurturing Mother, 2005, p. 13, 37 and 39, fig. 3, 4, 41 and 42.


    Exhibited

    Durga: Avenging Goddess, Nurturing Mother, Norton Simon Museum of Art, October 7, 2005 - March 27, 2006