HAREN DAS (1921-1993)
SOLD TO BENEFIT THE LIBRARY OF BENGALI LITERATURE
HAREN DAS (1921-1993)

Woman at the Well; Shell Girls

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HAREN DAS (1921-1993)
Woman at the Well; Shell Girls
signed and dated 'Haren Das .58', titled 'Woman at the well' and inscribed 'Wood cut.' (lower edge); signed and dated 'Haren Das 62.', titled '"Shell Girls"' and inscribed 'Etching' (lower edge)
woodcut on paper; etching on paper
8 1/8 x 5 5/8 in. (20.6 x 14.3 cm.) plate; 5 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. (14.9 x 24.4 cm.) plate
Executed in 1958, 1962; two prints on paper
Provenance
Acquired from the artist's family, Kolkata, 2000 and 2008
Gifted by DAG to Columbia University Press
Literature
Haren Das, The End of Toil, Prints (1945-1990), exhibition catalogue, New Delhi, 2008, p. 75, 80 (illustrated)
K. Singh ed., A Visual History of Indian Modern Art, Volume Three: Revivalism and Beyond, New Delhi, 2015, p. 434-35 (illustrated)
The Art of Bengal, exhibition catalogue, New Delhi, 2012, pp. 237, 263 (illustrated)

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