Laxman Pai

"I have an infatuation with natural beauty and I believe human beings cannot survive by abusing their natural surroundings."

This philosophy embodies the whole of Laxman Pai s work and life. His canvases are densely populated with nature in all her moods, and his human characters are always depicted in relation with their environment. Not that he disregards the importance of human beings in the scheme of things. As he himself puts...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1995 Nehru Award, Goa.
  • 1987 Honored by Government of Goa.
  • 1985 Awarded Padma Shri, Government of India
  • 1972 National Award, Kangra Portraits Show, New Delhi
  • 1961,63 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi
  • 1947 Received Mayo Medal
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    PAST AUCTIONS            
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    Lot 46 Details

    Winter Online Auction 14-15 December 2022

    Laxman Pai

    Four Swimmers

    Oil on canvas

    33.25 x 51.75 in

    Winning bid
    $7,317
    Rs 6,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 52 Details

    Spring Online Auction 27-28 March 2019

    Laxman Pai

    Boat Passenger

    Oil on canvas

    20.25 x 51 in

    Winning bid
    $4,200
    Rs 2,85,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    USD payement only Lot 68 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary 6-7 December 2017

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    21.25 x 17.75 in

    Winning bid
    $3,180
    Rs 2,03,520
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    USD payement only Lot 69 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary 6-7 December 2017

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    17.75 x 21.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,000
    Rs 1,92,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS            
    Showing 4 of 16 works

    Lot 21 Details

    Words and Lines 7 June 2022

    My Search: My Evolution [Signed copy with a sketch by the artist]   by   Laxman Pai

    Winning bid
    $228
    Rs 17,328
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 8 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 8 February 2022

    Laxman Pai

    Forms No. 13

    Acrylic on canvas

    34 x 28 in

    Winning bid
    $3,037
    Rs 2,21,670
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 27 Details

    YEAR END SALE 21 December 2021

    Laxman Pai

    Fruit and Face

    Oil on canvas

    20 x 20 in

    Winning bid
    $1,101
    Rs 80,370
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 42 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 4 May 2021

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    28 x 20 in

    Winning bid
    $1,403
    Rs 1,01,040
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS            
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 344 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    30 x 22 in




    Lot 345 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    20 x 27.75 in




    Lot 346 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    22 x 27.75 in




    Lot 347 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    28 x 22 in







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