Date of Birth: 1934 - 2005
Medium: Pencil on paper
Size: 4.5 x 5.5 inches
Signed by: Signed 'Shyamal Dutta Ray' on lower right
Provenance: Collection of a reputed art gallery, New Delhi
Estimate: ₹ 20,000 - ₹ 30,000
Shyamal Dutta Ray began his career in the 1950s, first working in oil and later switching to watercolour on medical advice. Dutta Ray’s paintings speak of the juvenile ill-health and experience of Bengal famine. His paintings are also laden with satire and wit and are often subtly political. His works respond to reality with often a wilful distortion and communicate his preoccupation with the human condition.