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Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled


Khakhar's works are often populated with figures whose interactions often stand for larger, complex societal issues. This work illustrates the one-line story scrawled at the bottom of the painting: "In a small village in Kheda a farmer bought a papaya 7ft x 10ft to a competition. He won the first prize." The district of Kheda in Gujarat is famously remembered for Gandh''s satyagraha against taxes during widespread famines under the British...



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  Lot 19 of 89  

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18-19 MARCH 2015

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$5,796
Rs 3,59,352

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled
Signed and dated in Gujarati (lower right)
1994
Watercolour, pen and ink on paper
9 x 10 in (22.9 x 25.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Gallery, Mumbai
Private Collection, North India

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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