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Lot 42
Lalu Prasad Shaw | Babu and Bibi, 2016

Date of Birth: 1937 - Present

Medium: Tempera on board

Size: 27.5 x 18 inches, 70 x 45.5 cms

Signed by: Signed and dated in Bangla ‘Lalu Shaw 16’ on lower right

Provenance: Private Collection, New Delhi.

Estimate: ₹ 5,00,000 - ₹ 7,00,000


Lalu Prasad Shaw (b. 1937)

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.