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Lithograph - An other situation

An other situation

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shah, Jamal, born 1956 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed in ink on paper, lithograph

  • Museum number:

    IS.64-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Jamal Shah was born in 1956 in Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan. The artist established the Fine Arts Department at the University of Balochistan and headed the department for three years. In 1985 he formed the Artists Association of Balochistan and became the first Chairman of Artists Association of Pakistan. Jamal obtained a Master's in English Literature from Balochistan University in 1978. He later obtained a Masters in Fine Arts from the Slade School of Art, London.

In this street scene, Jamal has depicted two dogs barking at a motorcycle rikshaw which is preceded by a cyclist and a woman. A soldier stands near the dogs. The figures are partly concealed by bars. Through a barred window, as if to enhance the general sense of claustrophobia, the artist has depicted mountains.

Physical description

Lithograph, ink on paper, in a roadway two dogs bark at a motorcycle rickshaw which is preceded by a cyclist and a woman. A soldier stands near the dogs: the soldier, one dog, woman and cyclist are partly concealed by bars. Above, as though seen through a barred window, are mountains.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1988 (made)

Artist/maker

Shah, Jamal, born 1956 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Printed in ink on paper, lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated on lower right.

Dimensions

Height: 72 cm, Width: 102 cm

Object history note

The artist made this print along with several others in the collection while he was studying at the Slade School of Art. Gift of artist. Rp 88/1624.

Descriptive line

Lithograph, 'Another situation' by Jamal Shah, printed in ink on paper, London, 1988

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Soldier; Motorcycle; Mountains; Dogs

Categories

Prints; Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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