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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Chavda, Shiavax D., born 1914 - died 1990
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Mumbai (made)

  • Date:

    1954 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chavda, Shiavax D., born 1914 - died 1990 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with brush in ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.33-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This large brush drawing, executed in brown and sepia, depicts the stylized study of a dancing girl in profile. The body of the woman occupies the central axis of the picture plane. Her knees are bent and her long arms are slightly raised.

Physical description

This large brush drawing, executed in brown and sepia, depicts the stylized study of a dancing girl in profile. The body of the woman occupies the central axis of the picture plane. Her knees are bent and her long arms are slightly raised.

Place of Origin

Mumbai (made)

Date

1954 (made)

Artist/maker

Chavda, Shiavax D., born 1914 - died 1990 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawn with brush in ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated on lower left.

Dimensions

Height: 515 mm, Width: 351 mm

Object history note

Gifted by artist. Rp 55/2928

Descriptive line

Drawing, dancing girl, by Shiavax D. Chavda, ink on paper, Mumbai, 1954

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Dance; Woman

Categories

Drawings; Dance; Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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