Dhanraj Bhagat

Born in 1917 in Lahore, Dhanraj Bhagat is regarded as one of the most innovative sculptors in the art history of the subcontinent. He received his diploma in the field from the Mayo School of Art in Lahore, after which he served as the head of the Sculpture Department at the College of Art, New Delhi, from 1947 to 1977.

Bhagat frequently experimented with new and unusual media in his work. The unique style he perfected over the...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1977 Padma Shri, Government of India
  • 1969 State Award, Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi
  • 1961 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1948 Gold Medal, Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta
  • 1948, 1949 Bombay Art Society Award
  • 1947, 1949 First Prize, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi
  • 1937, 1945 First Prize, Punjab Fine Arts Society, Lahore
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    Lot 82 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 8 September 2016

    Dhanraj Bhagat

    Untitled (Ravana)

    Welded Iron

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    Lot 72 Details

    Summer Art Auction 19-20 June 2013

    Dhanraj Bhagat

    Untitled (Monarch)

    Wood, nails and copper sheet

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    Lot 4 Details

    Sculptures Show. 25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    Dhanraj Bhagat



    27 x 8.5 in

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