A) 46 x 20 x 20 in | Bronze | Signed : On the base
Exhibited : ‘Babu & Bibi - Bronzes by Lalu Prasad Shaw’ at Gallery Veda, Chennai, 25th January - 18th February, 2019.
Published : ‘Babu & Bibi - Bronzes by Lalu Prasad Shaw’ by Gallery Veda, Chennai, 2019, on the cover & pg. 26-27.
B) 18.3 x 26.3 in | Tempera on paper | 2015 | Signed & Dated : Bottom Left
Exhibited : ‘Babu & Bibi - Recent Works by Lalu Prasad Shaw’ at CIMA, Kolkata, 7th August - 5th September, 2015.
Published : ‘Babu & Bibi - Recent Works by Lalu Prasad Shaw’ by CIMA, Kolkata, 2015, pg. 34.
This lot is a set of 2 works
Provenance : Property of an eminent collector based in Kolkata. Artwork was acquired by the present owner directly from the artist.
Height of the figure - 6ft
Born in Bengal in 1937, he studied art at the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata. The veteran artist in a long, glittering career exhibited his works widely both in India and internationally. These included the British Biennale, London, 1970; Ljubljana Biennale, 1973; Norwegian Print Biennale (1974, 1978), World Biennale of Graphic Art, London, (1980); Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh (1984), among others. A recent exhibition in Mumbai by the veteran artist provided a glimpse of his multi-hued facets oeuvre. Lalu Prasad Shaw's creations, Known for his simplicity of style and constant experimentation with a wide range of media like pastel, oil, conte, watercolor, gouache, tempera, besides etching and lithograph, his wonderful work delves into the recesses of the human consciousness.