MUHAMMED ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (1894-1975)
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MUHAMMED ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (1894-1975), Pakistani
“COLLEGE CAMPUS” (MODERN GIRL ON THE PAKISTANI CAMPUS), CIRCA 1950 (WITH AN EARLIER SKETCH VERSO, 1930)
Watercolour over pencil on heavy paper, with a pencil drawing of a veiled woman dancing on the reverse from an earlier period, 1930; titled, dated and inscribed “circa 1950 but on a previous drawing of 1930”, annotated and certified by the artist’s son, Arif Rahman Chughtai at Lahore in 2016 and stamped by the Chughtai Museum Trust, Lahore, Pakistan verso. Unframed.
Sheet 22.6" x 15.7" — 57.5 x 40 cm.
Direct from the artist’s collection;
By descent to his son, Lahore, Pakistan
The artist’s son comments: “The paper itself tells the story” of the old and the new woman and about changing life styles in Pakistan.