Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar, also called Rao Bahadur, a title bestowed on him by the British government, was the first Indian director of the Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai.

He was born on March 18, 1867 in Kolhapur (a district in Maharashtra). His father understood and supported his son's extraordinary artistic talents and put him under the tutorship of famous painter Abalal Rehman. The next step was the Sir J J School...
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  • 1952 President of India, appreciated his statue made by Bal Chowan,...
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    Lot 21 Details

    Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

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    Winning bid
    $22,550
    Rs 16,80,000
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    Lot 22 Details

    Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    13.25 x 9 in

    Winning bid
    $12,886
    Rs 9,60,000
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    Lot 5 Details

    The Curated Auction Series 19-20 April 2021

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    13.25 x 20.5 in

    Winning bid
    $33,000
    Rs 23,76,000
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    Lot 4 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Oil on canvas sheet

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    Lot 1 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 31 Oct-1 Nov 2018

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    After Raphale

    Pencil on paper

    12.5 x 6.75 in

    Winning bid
    $5,633
    Rs 4,05,600
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    Lot 33 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 31 Oct-1 Nov 2018

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    12.5 x 7.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,850
    Rs 1,33,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 8 Details

    Popular Art Of India 3-4 November 2015

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    On The Banks of...

    Oleograph on paper

    20.25 x 28 in







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