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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Mumbai (made)

  • Date:

    1954 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chavda, Shiavax D. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with brush in ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.31-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Public access description

    This large brush drawing, executed in brown and sepia, depicts the stylized study of a dancing girl from the back. The body of the woman occupies the central axis of the plane. Her right arm raised at an angle and her buttocks depicted diagonally create a dynamic scene.

  • Physical description

    This large brush drawing, executed in brown and sepia, depicts the stylized study of a curvacious dancing girl from the back. The body of the woman occupies the central axis of the picture plane. Her right arm raised at an angle and her buttocks depicted diagonally create a dynamic scene.

  • Marks and inscriptions

    Signed and dated on lower left.

  • Dimensions

    Height: 498 mm, Width: 331 mm

  • Object history note

    Gifted from artist. Rp 55/2928

  • Descriptive line

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

  • Collection code

    South & South East Asia Collection