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Chughtai, Abdur Rahmanlocked

(b Lahore, 21 Sept ?1894; d Lahore, Jan 17, 1975).
  • Marcella Nesom-Sirhandi

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Pakistani painter, etcher and engraver. Though he was self-taught, his early style is indistinguishable from that of the Bengal School (see Calcutta, §3). He may have been influenced by the Calcutta-trained painter Samenendranath Gupta, who was a teacher and vice-principal at the Mayo School of Arts during Chughtai’s years there in the early 1920s as a drawing master in the photolithography department....

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