J Swaminathan

Jagdish Swaminathan was born in Simla in 1928. His education in art consisted of short spells at the Delhi Polytechnic and later, in Poland. It was only in the late 50's that he started devoting his time completely to art. He was a member of the Communist Party of India in the mid-50's and worked as a journalist and art critic for the Left magazines. Swaminathan founded the "Group 1890" in August 1962. This group put up their only show in 1963....
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Honours and Awards
  • 1981-90 Founder Director, Roopankar Museum, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
  • 1968-70 Awarded Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarship
  • 1963 Founded Member, Group 1890, a Group of 12 Artists, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
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    Lot 54 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    13 March 2018

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    44.6 x 31.7 in





    Lot 63 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary
    6-7 December 2017

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    45.3 x 31.6 in

    Winning bid
    $71,625
    Rs 45,84,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 20 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, New Delhi
    21 September 2017

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    35.2 x 35.2 in

    Winning bid
    $104,762
    Rs 66,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Summer Online Auction
    6-7 June 2017

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled (Bird...

    Oil on canvas

    31.5 x 45.3 in

    Winning bid
    $99,012
    Rs 63,36,768
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 26 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Watercolour, sketchpen and pastel on handmade paper

    12.2 x 21.5 in

    Winning bid
    $9,924
    Rs 6,35,136
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 111 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    10.2 x 8.8 in

    Winning bid
    $7,500
    Rs 4,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 115 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    13.5 x 21.5 in

    Winning bid
    $7,224
    Rs 4,62,336
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 7 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Art

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    12 x 22 in

    Winning bid
    $3,660
    Rs 2,37,900
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 13 works

    Lot 508 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Serigraphy on paper

    28.4 x 22 in






    Lot 509 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    18.1 x 23.2 in






    Lot 510 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    18.1 x 23.2 in






    Lot 130 Details

    Aspects of modern indian painting.
    27 Sep-1 Oct 2002

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    31.9 x 42.1 in






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