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Badri Narayan
(1929 - 2013)

Homage to the Flowering Pot



Badri Narayan's paintings are narrative, presenting the viewer with a puzzle to be solved. Symbolism is a recurring feature of his works, though sometimes, he also uses popular icons of Indian culture like Ganesha. He explains, "I have picked up the imagery that surrounds me, the one I am born into, and it comes naturally. "Using Indian mythology and Indian miniature traditions as points of reference, he works in a smaller format. This has...



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  Lot 20 of 105  

MODERN MASTERS ON PAPER: LIVE AUCTION
2 DECEMBER 2014

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Rs 4,80,000
$8,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Badri Narayan
Homage to the Flowering Pot

Initialed in Devnagari (lower right) and inscribed and dated in English (verso)
2008
Watercolour on paper
13.5 x 19.5 in (34.3 x 49.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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