Baburao Krishnarao Mestry was born on 3 June 1890 in Kolhapur, British India. A self-taught artist, sculptor, and filmmaker, he was one of the leading painters of stage backdrops in Western India in the early 20th century, alongside his cousin Anandrao Painter. His adopted last name "Painter" identified him with his art. Baburao and Anandrao also procured a film projector to exhibit movies, while learning about the process of filmmaking and...
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Lot 14 Details

Spring Live Auction 26 March 2019

Baburao Painter

Kalpak

Oil on canvas

52.5 x 41.5 in

Winning bid
$13,529
Rs 9,20,000
(Inclusive of buyer's premium)






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