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Contents Part One 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Introduction …………………………………………………………………………………….. 3 Catalogue of exhibition held at Hotel Vajra, Kathmandu ……………………………………….. 5 Bio-data of Chandra Man Singh Maskey ………………………………………………………… 7 Recollections by Ruth Smock of Chandra Man Maskey …. …………………………. ……… … 9 Article - The Rising Nepal, April 5th, 1980 …………………………..……………………………11 Un-attributed article …………………………………………………………………………….. 12 Extract of article: Published in Arts of Nepal, 2011 ……………………………………………... 14 Pencil, pen and ink drawings ………………. (Nos: 1 to 48) .…. ………………………………... 16 Part Two

8. Pencil, pen and ink drawings continued .….... (Nos: 49 to 76) ………………………………….. 3 9. Oils and Watercolours ………………………(Nos: 77 to 110) …………………………………. 13 Part Three 8a. 9. 10. 11.

Sketches on cloth ….………………………...(Nos: 111 to 114) ……………………………...… 3 Oils and Watercolours ………………….…....(Nos: 115 to 185) .…. …………..………...…....… 5 References …. …………………………………………………………………..………...…….. 57 About the Author …………………………………………………………..……………........… 61

© Photographs by David K. Barker Cover design: Pema T. Domingo-Barker Note: At the time of the photography most of the art works presented in this document were in the possession of Chandra Man Singh Maskey and all rights belong to the artist and his heirs. 2


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8. Pen, pencil and ink drawings continued

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53. The Funeral Procession

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54. First Rice-eating Ceremony

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57. Daily Workloads

59. Preparing Oil Lamps

56. Spinning Thread

58. Harvesting

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61& 62. The Trial

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63 & 64. After the Trial

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65. Saying Farewell to Mother

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66. Still Life

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75. At Rest

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74. Spinning

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76. Collecting Water


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9. Oils and Watercolours

77. Fishtail

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78. Angulimal

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79. Pokhara

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80. Harali Temple of Swayambhunath

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89. Prithivi Narayan Shah

 

90. Prithivi Narayan Shah

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93. Mother

 

94. Kolas – Holy Water Jug

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100. Favourite Friends. Watercolour


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105. Ropai-mela (Sowing Season)

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107. Her Majesty Queen Ratna Rajya Lakshmi

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108. His Majesty Birendra Bir Bikram Shah


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End of Part Two:

Please see Part Three

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Maskey: Premier Artist of Nepal. Part Two  

A photographic tour of the art and life of Chandra Man Singh Maskey. 1900 to 1984.Nepal's preeminent contemporary artist.

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