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Akbar Padamsee
(1928 - 2020)

Untitled



"Each line drawn, each form shaped, tone, colour, the tension, space, proportion, their interrelation, has its reason to be, its proper logic, a logical existence, sequence, and consequence"-Akbar Padamsee to Jacques Riols of The Sunday Statement in July, 1953.

Padamsee's words to Riols collate his artistic progression as a logical sequence of experiments that helped him discover his style. In a 1952 show of his works, an art critic...



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  Lot 30 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Rs 2,04,00,000
$340,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1975
Oil on canvas
48 x 48 in (121.9 x 121.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Originally from Bal Chhabda's Collection
Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Ashta Nayak: The living legends of Indian Contemporary Art', Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2001

PUBLISHED:
Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language, eds. Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella, Marg Publications in association with Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2010

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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