Lalu Prasad Shaw

A) Nabakumar (Ed: 1/5), B) BABU RESTING - I

Lot No
Variable medium
Variable Size in.
Rs. 3,00,000 - 4,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 11,20,512

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

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.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

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.