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 76 Details

    Spring Online Auction 13-14 March 2024

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    9.75 x 6.75 in

    $3,660-6,100
    Rs 3,00,000-5,00,000

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    Winter Online Auction 14-15 December 2022

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled (Vishnu)

    Oil on canvas

    33.25 x 23.5 in

    Winning bid
    $190,244
    Rs 1,56,00,000
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    Winter Online Auction 14-15 December 2022

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    35.25 x 63.75 in



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    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 17 September 2022

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    35 x 63.25 in

    Winning bid
    $603,774
    Rs 4,80,00,000
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    Lot 6 Details

    Summer Online Auction 22-23 June 2022

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    a) Untitled
    Signed and dated...

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    $12,600
    Rs 9,70,200
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    Lot 21 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 19 December 2023

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    8 x 4 in

    Winning bid
    $1,880
    Rs 1,56,000
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    Lot 41 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 19 December 2023

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Pencil on paper

    8.75 x 5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,892
    Rs 2,40,000
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    Lot 6 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 7 November 2023

    Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pencil on paper pasted on board

    7.5 x 4.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,390
    Rs 3,60,000
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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
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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