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 68 Details

    ALive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art 17 September 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Houses with a...

    Watercolour on paper

    17.75 x 17.5 in

    Winning bid
    $19,726
    Rs 14,40,000
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    Lot 56 Details

    REDiscovery: Auction of Art and Collectibles 22-23 July 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled (The Cat)

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    Winning bid
    $1,412
    Rs 1,04,520
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 42 Details

    Summer Online Auction 24-25 June 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Houses with Birds

    Watercolour on paper

    20.5 x 20.5 in

    Winning bid
    $14,059
    Rs 10,40,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 43 Details

    Summer Online Auction 24-25 June 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    7.5 x 7.5 in


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    Lot 30 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 1 September 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Still Life with...

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper pasted on mountboard

    15.5 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $4,488
    Rs 3,27,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 33 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 25 August 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Untitled

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    11 x 14 in

    Winning bid
    $3,097
    Rs 2,27,640
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 33 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 30 June 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Kinnara

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    18.75 x 25.75 in

    Winning bid
    $4,819
    Rs 3,56,640
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 34 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 June 2020

    Badri Narayan

    Drama - II

    Watercolour and sketchpen on paper

    14.75 x 21.75 in

    Winning bid
    $3,496
    Rs 2,58,677
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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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

    $3,473
    Rs 2,50,000


    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

    $2,084
    Rs 1,50,000


    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

    $2,084
    Rs 1,50,000



    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

    $3,473
    Rs 2,50,000


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