Provenance : From a prominent New Delhi collection, acquired by the present owner directly from the artist
Born in Bengal in 1937, he studied art at the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata. The veteran artist in a long, glittering career exhibited his works widely both in India and internationally. These included the British Biennale, London, 1970; Ljubljana Biennale, 1973; Norwegian Print Biennale (1974, 1978), World Biennale of Graphic Art, London, (1980); Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh (1984), among others. A recent exhibition in Mumbai by the veteran artist provided a glimpse of his multi-hued facets oeuvre. Lalu Prasad Shaw's creations, Known for his simplicity of style and constant experimentation with a wide range of media like pastel, oil, conte, watercolor, gouache, tempera, besides etching and lithograph, his wonderful work delves into the recesses of the human consciousness.