Badri Narayan


“Narration comes to me naturally, I have been fond of telling stories since my childhood.”

Born in July 1929, in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, the self-taught artist Badri Narayan has been painting for over 45 years. During this time, he has worked as an art teacher and an artist, but has always remained a deeply introspective individual. This self-reflection and autobiographical perspective is the most constant theme in...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1990-91 Gaurav Puraskar, Maharashtra State Government
  • 1987 Padma Shri,...
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 30 Details

    Art and Collectibles Online Auction
    27-28 July 2016

    Badri Narayan

    Still Life with...

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper pasted on mountboard

    10.9 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $3,048
    Rs 2,01,168
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 45 Details

    Art and Collectibles Online Auction
    27-28 July 2016

    Badri Narayan

    Old Houses

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    14.3 x 20.1 in

    Winning bid
    $5,160
    Rs 3,40,560
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 64 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    08-09 June 2016

    Badri Narayan

    Still Life

    Watercolour, pen and ink on handmade paper

    12.9 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,860
    Rs 3,20,760
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 44 Details

    Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art
    24 February 2016

    Badri Narayan

    The Magician

    Watercolour on paper

    21.1 x 21.1 in

    Winning bid
    $11,471
    Rs 7,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Showing 4 of 9 works

    Lot 35 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Badri Narayan

    The Six Tusked...

    Watercolour and ink on handmade paper

    13.6 x 19.5 in

    Winning bid
    $5,705
    Rs 3,76,560
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 58 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Badri Narayan

    Man and Woman...

    Watercolour and pencil on paper

    20.9 x 29.3 in

    Winning bid
    $4,975
    Rs 3,28,320
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 78 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Mixed media

    0 x 0 x 6 in

    Winning bid
    $1,386
    Rs 91,476
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 14 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Badri Narayan

    Landscape with...

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    10.7 x 14.4 in

    Winning bid
    $4,845
    Rs 3,19,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 11 works

    Lot 61 Details

    Works on paper.
    02-20 February 2006

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Watercolour and ink on paper

    8 x 8 in






    Lot 62 Details

    Works on paper.
    02-20 February 2006

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    14 x 10 in






    Lot 314 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Badri Narayan

    The reflection

    Watercolour on paper

    11 x 15 in






    Lot 315 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Badri Narayan

    Chhandanta Jataka

    Watercolour on paper

    21 x 29 in






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