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    Sale 2490 | Lot 44
    Price Realized: $1,040With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2490 Lot 44

      DOROTHY NEWSOME (CIRCA 1900-1980) [GHUTIARI SHARIF.] Circa 1935.
      40x25 inches, 101 1/2x63 1/2 cm. The Calcutta Posters, Calcutta.
      Condition B+ / B: repaired tears at edges; creases and abrasions in margins and image; pin holes in top and bottom margins; side margins trimmed off; slight offsetting in lower left image.
      Newsome designed many posters advertising travel to India, illustrating combinations of local scenes with famous landmarks and local people. Here, for a small, West Bengali town, she depicts one of the town's major structures, the Mazaar of Pir Ghazi Mubarak Ali Sahab. It is a shrine in honor of a holy man whose intense meditation brought an end to a severe drought in the 17th century. This is the Bengali version.

      Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,040