Landscape painting, 1952 – Photograph

Series nameSlides from the 1950s

This 35mm colour slide is of a painting by Avinash Chandra which he completed soon after he graduated from Delhi Polytechnic Art School in 1952. During this time, his landscape paintings were reminiscent of his hometown, Simla in North India. The watercolour painting depicts houses, trees and boats in reds, blues and browns with black outlines.

Date of Creation / Publication1952
CreatorChandra, Avinash
Associated Person/ Organisation
LocationNew Delhi
Collection and Reference NumberAvinash Chandra Collection (GB 2661 AC)
Catalogue NumberAC/SS/1950/2
CopyrightValerie Murray Chandra
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Valerie Murray Chandra
Series notesThis group of slides feature art work by Avinash Chandra and several photographs captured while working in London in the late 1950s. In the mid sixties, Chandra moved to New York, where many of these slides were mounted.
Collection notesThe Avinash Chandra Collection is divided by decades and a grouping featuring selected slides. The 1950s to 1980s sections feature exhibition catalogues, photographs of paintings, drawings and murals and promotional material. The selections of 35mm slides depict Chandra's art work over the decades.