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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    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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    Lot 23 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 21 September 2017

    Laxman Pai

    Dancer

    Oil on canvas

    35.5 x 23.5 in

    Winning bid
    $5,714
    Rs 3,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 11 works

    Lot 36 Details

    The Year-End Absolute Auction 16-17 December 2019

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled...

    Acrylic on canvas

    30 x 18 in

    Winning bid
    $3,051
    Rs 2,13,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 4 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 20-21 August 2019

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    18 x 28 in

    Winning bid
    $1,365
    Rs 95,520
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 46 Details

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

    Laxman Pai

    Sikkim No. 3

    Acrylic on canvas

    30 x 20 in

    Winning bid
    $5,940
    Rs 4,03,920
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 25 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 16-17 January 2018

    Laxman Pai

    Three Faces

    Acrylic on canvas

    17.5 x 29.5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,636
    Rs 2,29,068
    (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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