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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    J SWAMINATHAN WORKS IN PAST AUCTIONS      
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    Painting by Jagdish  Swaminathan

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    Summer Online Auction
    Jun 18-19, 2014

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    32 x 46 in

    Winning bid
    $51,000
    Rs 30,09,000
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    Painting by Jagdish  Swaminathan

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    Mar 26-27, 2014

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Watercolor on paper

    13.5 x 21.5 in

    Winning bid
    $6,012
    Rs 3,54,708
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    Painting by Jagdish  Swaminathan

    Ownership Interest USD payement only Lot 142 Details

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    Mar 26-27, 2014

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    10 x 13.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,040
    Rs 1,20,360
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    Painting by Jagdish  Swaminathan

    Lot 79 Details

    Winter Online Auction
    Dec 11-12, 2013

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Bird, Tree+...

    Oil on canvas

    48 x 42 in

    Winning bid
    $92,000
    Rs 55,20,000
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    J SWAMINATHAN WORKS IN PAST EXHIBITIONS     
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    Lot 508 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Serigraphy on paper

    28.4 x 22.0 in






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    Lot 509 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Watercolor on paper

    18.1 x 23.2 in






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    Lot 510 Details

    Works on Paper 2003.

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Watercolor on paper

    18.1 x 23.2 in






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    Lot 130 Details

    New York Show 2002.

    Jagdish Swaminathan

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    31.9 x 42.1 in






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