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Says the Great Bell at Bow

Swarup Dandapat
Ugallery 5345193780 UGallery

Oil painting on Stretched canvas New

Natural linen edges

Ready to hang

One-of-a-kind

Signed on front

2021

22" h x 15" w x .78" d |1 lbs. 10 oz.

In stock $1,000

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"This painting depicts a usual English summer afternoon in the neighborhood of St Mary-le-Bow at Cheapside, London," says artist Swarup Dandapat. "It is a historic church rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666 by Sir Christopher Wren on the main east-west thoroughfare. The sound of its bells holds a prominent place in the famous English folklore of Dick Whittington and His Cat."

Swarup Dandapat

Kolkata, India

Artist Swarup Dandapat preserves the memory and atmosphere of places in time with his impressionist watercolor paintings. Growing up in a middle-class family in a small industrial town in India, Swarup took the unlikely path of pursuing art from a young age. With great support from his parents, he earned a BFA from Government College of Art & Craft in Kolkata, India, one of the country's preeminent art schools. After 15 years as a web designer, he transitioned to a full-time career as a professional artist. Out in the world, Swarup soaks in the atmosphere, makes several sketches and takes photos for his inspiration. Back in his studio, he looks at his references for days until scenes mix together, experiences get superimposed on each other and an image begins to form. "Watercolor empowers me to capture the charm of a city, its people and its architecture. I call my watercolor paintings the Gallery of Life, where the subject and the medium both breathe life." He enjoys listening to low key music, mostly instrumental, to create a calm and soothing environment for his creative process. When Swarup is not painting, he enjoys the creativity in cooking and baking as well as taking care of his plants, which he considers family. His work has been showcased at galleries in Dubai, New Delhi and Paris.

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