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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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 36 Details

    Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Looking out,...

    Watercolour on paper

    9.75 x 13.75 in

    Winning bid
    $6,765
    Rs 5,04,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 55 Details

    Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Agastya and...

    Ink resist on paper

    21.75 x 30 in

    Winning bid
    $20,940
    Rs 15,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    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

    Winning bid
    $7,512
    Rs 5,55,888
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 75 Details

    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

    Winning bid
    $11,100
    Rs 8,21,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 5 Details

    YEAR END SALE 21 December 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pen on paper

    13.5 x 11.25 in

    Winning bid
    $4,473
    Rs 3,26,520
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 50 Details

    YEAR END SALE 21 December 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pen on paper

    22 x 14.75 in

    Winning bid
    $6,360
    Rs 4,64,280
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 13 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 16 November 2021

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pen on paper

    14.5 x 10.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,204
    Rs 1,60,920
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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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
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 15 works

    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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