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 68 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary 6-7 December 2017

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    21.3 x 17.7 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

    17.7 x 21.4 in

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

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    Lot 23 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, New Delhi 21 September 2017

    Laxman Pai

    Dancer

    Oil on canvas

    35.6 x 23.5 in

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


    Lot 52 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai 16 February 2017

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled (The...

    Oil on canvas

    24 x 18.1 in

    Winning bid
    $5,818
    Rs 3,84,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 25 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Laxman Pai

    Three Faces

    Acrylic on canvas

    17.4 x 29.4 in

    Winning bid
    $3,636
    Rs 2,29,068
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 101 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Laxman Pai

    Birds and Kites No.9

    Acrylic on canvas

    23.5 x 31.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,142
    Rs 1,34,946
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 84 Details

    Modern Masters: No Reserve Art Auction

    Laxman Pai

    Kashmir

    Pen and watercolour on paper

    21.5 x 29.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,500
    Rs 96,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 27 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Laxman Pai

    Village Girl

    Watercolour and ink on paper

    18.7 x 13.3 in

    Winning bid
    $1,266
    Rs 83,556
    (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 27.8 in




    Lot 346 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Laxman Pai

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    22 x 27.8 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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