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CHINTAMONI KAR (1915-2005)
Sakuntala
signed in Bengali and dated '20 2 36' (lower right); further inscribed 'Chintamoni Kar - Sakuntala Kalkuta' (lower centre)
gouache and ink on paper
12¾ x 6 1/8 in. (32.4 x 15.6 cm.)
Executed in 1936

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Primarily a sculptor, the young Chintamoni Kar studied painting at the Indian Society of Oriental Art from 1930-31 under Kshitindra Majumdar, the noted Bengal School painter who was himself a student of Abanindranath Tagore.

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