Dancers (Sudhir Khastgir)

For awhile (in the 50s I think), Sudhir Khastgir painted a number of dancing figures. Here are two:

Sudhir Khastgir, Dancing Figure, 1962. The lower panels indicate the earrings and forehead ornament, a little bit of the knotted ponytail, bangles and the girdle.

khastgir1957Another painting by Khastagir (1957). Unfortunately I have lost the source and my notes on this.

 

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