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Lot 52
Lalu Prasad Shaw | Untitled, 2018

Date of Birth: 1937

Medium: Gouache on paperboard

Size: 28 x 19 inches, 71 x 48 cms

Signed by: Signed and dated in Bangla ‘Lalu Shaw 18’ on lower left

Provenance: Collection of a private art collector, New Delhi.

Estimate: ₹ 6,00,000 - ₹ 8,00,000


Lalu Prasad Shaw was born in 1937 in West Bengal and received a Diploma in Painting from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata in 1959. Shaw’s works are mainly in gouache or tempera. He was influenced by pre-independence Company School of art, traditional Kalighat Pat and Ajanta cave paintings. His works are simple and graceful and have a very still, well-composed and smooth exterior. The artist now lives and works in Kolkata.