B Prabha


"It is my aim to paint the trauma and tragedy of women"

B. Prabha was born in the village of Bela, near Nagpur in Maharashtra in 1933. Growing up in a close-knit middle-class family, she studied at the Nagpur School of Art and went on pursue a Diploma in Painting and Mural Painting from the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. Although she worked mostly with oils on canvas, this modern painter did explore several media,...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1958 First Prize at the Bombay State Art Exhibition
  • Received All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Award, New Delhi
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    Lot 80 Details

    Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    32 x 32 in

    Winning bid
    $29,230
    Rs 21,63,000
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    Lot 22 Details

    Modern Indian Art 13 October 2021

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    41.5 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $11,351
    Rs 8,40,000
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    Lot 34 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 July 2021

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    29.5 x 53.25 in

    Winning bid
    $36,873
    Rs 27,10,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Summer Online Auction 13-14 July 2021

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    20 x 40 in

    Winning bid
    $27,000
    Rs 19,84,500
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 23 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 15 June 2021

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    41.5 x 13.75 in

    Winning bid
    $10,042
    Rs 7,12,950
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 1 Details

    Friday Five 12 February 2021

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Bronze

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    Winning bid
    $8,593
    Rs 6,18,720
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    Lot 65 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 22 December 2020

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Bronze

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    Winning bid
    $9,298
    Rs 6,74,100
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 5 Details

    FRIDAY FIVE 16 October 2020

    B Prabha

    Untitled

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    Winning bid
    $7,938
    Rs 5,75,475
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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 374 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    B Prabha

    Mother & Child

    Watercolour on paper

    19 x 11.75 in




    Lot 375 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    B Prabha

    Seated Women

    Watercolour on paper

    12 x 18 in




    Lot 31 Details

    Indian Contemporary Art. 16-22 March 2001

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    34 x 52 in




    Lot 32 Details

    Indian Contemporary Art. 16-22 March 2001

    B Prabha

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    30 x 24 in







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