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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    Lot 53 Details

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

    Badri Narayan

    A Lamp for the...

    Watercolour on paper

    21.25 x 14.5 in

    $6,945-8,335
    Rs 5,00,000-6,00,000

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

    Badri Narayan

    The Flight

    Watercolour on paper

    21.5 x 29.25 in

    $11,115-13,890
    Rs 8,00,000-10,00,000

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    Lot 41 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 July 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper pasted on plywood

    21 x 28.75 in

    Winning bid
    $11,100
    Rs 8,15,850
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Spring Online Auction 11-12 March 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Looking out,...

    Watercolour on paper

    9.75 x 13.75 in

    Winning bid
    $6,672
    Rs 4,80,384
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    Lot 85 Details

    Spring Online Auction 11-12 March 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled (Man...

    Oil on canvas

    17 x 32 in

    Winning bid
    $13,333
    Rs 9,60,000
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    Lot 75 Details

    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Man, Woman & a...

    Watercolour and pen on paper

    12.25 x 18.25 in



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    Absolute Tuesdays 29 June 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    7.5 x 7.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,100
    Rs 1,49,100
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    Lot 45 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays: Prints and Photographs 6 April 2021

    Badri Narayan

    View Dimensions

    Winning bid
    $783
    Rs 56,400
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    Lot 2 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 30 March 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Maya Veiling

    Watercolour on paper

    9.5 x 9.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,405
    Rs 1,73,160
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    Lot 5 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 16 February 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Kinnara

    Watercolour on paper

    10.25 x 14.25 in

    Winning bid
    $3,287
    Rs 2,36,640
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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 3 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Mahatma Gandhi...

    Pen and ink on paper

    11 x 13 in




    Lot 4 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Hamsa Jataka

    Pen and ink on paper

    10 x 10 in




    Lot 5 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Winter in Dharwad

    Watercolour on paper

    8 x 8 in




    Lot 6 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Badri Narayan

    The six tusk...

    Watercolour on paper

    10 x 10 in




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