Prakash Karmarkar

Prakash Karmarkar came from an artistic family; his father was a renowned artist of his time. Unfortunately, all of his father`s paintings were destroyed in the Hindu Muslim riots in the 1940s, which also ruined his family. By 1949, both his parents had passed away, forcing him to abandon his studies at the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata. He joined the army for two years and then quit to work as a graphic design manager for a...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2000 Abinendra Puraskar Award
  • 1976 Biria Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
  • 1970 Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
  • 1969-70 Fellowship for Study in France
  • 1968,65,57 National Art Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
    Showing 4 of 5 works

    Lot 15 Details

    COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser Online Auction 29-30 April 2020

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Untitled

    Acrylic on canvas

    23.5 x 19.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,060
    Rs 78,440
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 69 Details

    Auction 2002 (December) 1-4 December 2002

    Prakash Karmarkar

    The Night

    Oil on paper

    14 x 22 in



    Lot 80 Details

    Auction 2002 (May) 13-16 May 2002

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Untitled

    Mixed media on canvas

    22 x 18 in



    Lot 81 Details

    Auction 2002 (May) 13-16 May 2002

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    36 x 30 in



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    PAST StoryLTD AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 38 Details

    The Year-End Absolute Auction 16-17 December 2019

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Untitled

    Dry pastel on card paper

    28.25 x 19 in

    Winning bid
    $689
    Rs 48,240
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 13 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 12-13 November 2019

    Prakash Karmarkar

    My Lady

    Acrylic on canvas

    34.25 x 28.25 in

    Winning bid
    $856
    Rs 59,940
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 60 Details

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

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Untitled

    Dry Pastel on paper

    19.5 x 28.25 in

    Winning bid
    $1,794
    Rs 1,13,022
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 22 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art 9-10 August 2016

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Untitled

    Watercolour and marker on paper

    29.5 x 21.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,140
    Rs 75,240
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 226 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Woman

    Oil on board

    10.5 x 8.75 in




    Lot 227 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Untitled

    Charcoal on paper

    28 x 18.75 in




    Lot 228 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Couple

    Gouache on paper

    27.5 x 21.25 in




    Lot 229 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Prakash Karmarkar

    Woman with the light

    Mixed media on paper

    29 x 21.5 in




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