V S Gaitonde

Vasudeo S Gaitonde was born in Maharashtra in 1924 and called his work "non-objective" and believed that "there is no such thing as abstract art." Gaitonde’s paintings, evocative of subliminal depths, are known for their spiritual quality and characteristic silence that is as meditative as it is eternal and momentous. The plain, large surfaces of layered paint possess an inherent quality of light.

Gaitonde was He received a Diploma...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1974 Prix Nationale, Festival International de la Peinture, Cagness-Sur- Mer, France
  • 1971 Padmashree, Government of India
  • 1965 National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1964-65 J. D. Rockefeller III Fellowship to Live and work in USA
  • 1950 Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
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    Lot 16 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    V S Gaitonde

    Garden

    Lithograph on paper

    14 x 21.5 in

    $10,000-12,860
    Rs 7,00,000- 9,00,000


    Lot 42 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Ink on paper pasted on mountboard

    13.5 x 9.5 in

    $50,000-64,290
    Rs 35,00,000- 45,00,000


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    Lot 12 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 12 September 2019

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    60 x 40 in

    Winning bid
    $3,785,211
    Rs 26,87,50,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 49 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pastel on paper

    14.25 x 14.5 in

    Winning bid
    $108,000
    Rs 74,52,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 50 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    29.75 x 24.75 in

    Winning bid
    $1,380,000
    Rs 9,52,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    USD payement only Lot 51 Details

    Summer Online Auction 12-13 June 2019

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    60 x 34.75 in


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    Lot 20 Details

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

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Lithograph on paper

    12 x 10.5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,920
    Rs 3,09,960
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 83 Details

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

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Lithograph on paper

    12 x 10.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,404
    Rs 88,452
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 74 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art 18-19 August 2015

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Litho print on handmade paper

    11 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $2,160
    Rs 1,36,080
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 75 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art 18-19 August 2015

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Litho print on paper

    11 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $1,980
    Rs 1,24,740
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 31 works

    Lot 1 Details

    V.S. Gaitonde : Works from Private Collections. 21 Jan-5 Feb 2011

    V S Gaitonde

    Portrait of Bhanu

    Oil on canvas pasted on board

    20 x 17 in




    Lot 2 Details

    V.S. Gaitonde : Works from Private Collections. 21 Jan-5 Feb 2011

    V S Gaitonde

    Two Faces

    Oil on canvas

    26 x 20 in




    Lot 3 Details

    V.S. Gaitonde : Works from Private Collections. 21 Jan-5 Feb 2011

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    20.5 x 28.5 in




    Lot 4 Details

    V.S. Gaitonde : Works from Private Collections. 21 Jan-5 Feb 2011

    V S Gaitonde

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    30 x 21.5 in




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