Meera Mukherjee was greatly enthused by the Dhokra metalwork of Bastar, in Central India. Drawing inspiration from the traditional idiom she evolved her own unique style.

In ‘Spirit of Daily Work’ she celebrates the humanism and compassion for female identity.


  • Title: Spirit of Daily Work
  • Creator: Meera Mukherjee
  • Creator Lifespan: 1923/1998
  • Creator Nationality: Indian
  • Creator Gender: Female
  • Date Created: 1975/1976
  • Physical Dimensions: w315 x h1720 x d840 cm
  • Type: Bronze
  • Rights: National Gallery of Modern Art, National Gallery of Modern Art

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