Nikhil Biswas

Born in 1930, Nikhil Biswas completed his diploma in Fine Arts from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata. A founder of the Calcutta Group of Painters and the Society of Contemporary Artists, Kolkata, the late artist dealt with reality per se and portrayed images that showed the essential loneliness of the human spirit.

In the midst of the abstractionist wave that was influencing the artists of the '60s Nikhil Biswas's...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1956 Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, honored him with a Gold Medal for being...
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 110 Details

    Auction 2001 (December) 6-12 December 2001

    Nikhil Biswas

    Combat Series

    Pen and ink on paper

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    Lot 21 Details

    Auction 2000 (November) 24 Nov-1 Dec 2000

    Nikhil Biswas

    Dancers

    Watercolour on paper

    15.5 x 20 in




    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 105 Details

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

    Nikhil Biswas

    Untitled

    Watercolour, gouache and dry pastel on paper

    15 x 21.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,128
    Rs 71,064
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 42 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art 19-20 January 2016

    Nikhil Biswas

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    12 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $1,092
    Rs 72,072
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 8 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 24-25 November 2015

    Nikhil Biswas

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on mountboard

    11 x 6.5 in

    Winning bid
    $420
    Rs 26,880
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 10 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art 18-19 August 2015

    Nikhil Biswas

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    14.5 x 19.5 in

    Winning bid
    $900
    Rs 56,700
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 67 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Nikhil Biswas

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    16.5 x 21.5 in




    Lot 68 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Nikhil Biswas

    Untitled

    Ink on paper board

    30.5 x 25.5 in




    Lot 69 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Nikhil Biswas

    Landscape

    Watercolour on paper

    10.5 x 14.5 in




    Lot 70 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Nikhil Biswas

    Landscape

    Watercolour on paper

    9.5 x 15 in







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