Jamil Naqsh


Jamil Naqsh was born in 1938 in Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, India, but moved to Karachi in Pakistan following the partition of the subcontinent in 1947. In 1953, he enrolled at the National College Art (then Mayo College) in Lahore, but did not complete his education there, leaving after two years to study art on his own.

Naqsh, an independent spirit, found he had to discover a visual idiom for himself that could not be bound by...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2003 Subject of an extensive retrospective exhibition at the Mohatta Palace, the only artist to have been thus honored in his lifetime
  • 1989 President's Pride of Performance Award
  • 1980 Shakir Ali Award, Ministry of Culture, Government of Pakistan
  • 1962 Gold Medal, Pakistan Arts Council, Karachi
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    Lot 25 Details

    24 Hour Auction: Art of Pakistan 7-8 November 2012

    Jamil Naqsh

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    27 x 26.5 in

    Winning bid
    $27,692
    Rs 14,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)



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    Lot 41 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 October 2019

    Jamil Naqsh

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper pasted on mountboard

    11.75 x 8.25 in

    Winning bid
    $997
    Rs 69,804
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 31 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 16-17 April 2019

    Jamil Naqsh

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    11.75 x 8.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,386
    Rs 94,248
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 48 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 January 2019

    Jamil Naqsh

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    11.5 x 8.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,149
    Rs 79,278
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 109 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles 24-25 April 2018

    Jamil Naqsh

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    8.25 x 11.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,399
    Rs 89,520
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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