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Akbar Padamsee
(1928 - 2020)

Untitled



Akbar Padamsee's heads have come to don an iconic persona. The artist has spent many decades rendering male and female figures, landscapes and faces. The seemingly repetitive aspect of his practice has lent the forms a timeless aspect. Anupa Mehta explains further 'What may appear repetitive or obsessive is actually a re-visitation that further pares his imagery till he is able to extract the bare essence of an idea/ ideal. As he says, "That...



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  Lot 61 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 24,00,000
$40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (upper right)
2003
Oil on canvas
24 x 36 in (61 x 91.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Esteemed Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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