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K K Hebbar
Prosperity


K K Hebbar's agility with the line is matched only by the grace of the figures those lines animate. The unique visual language of Hebbar's work stems from his deep grounding in the culture and traditional arts of Karnataka. His drawings and paintings typically focus on figures from village life, fisherfolk, Kathak dancers and folk musicians. Hebbar's art training in Mysore, Bombay and Paris introduces a unique blend of western art technique into...



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  Lot 5 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Rs 22,80,000
$35,077

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K K Hebbar
Prosperity
Signed in Devnagari and signed and dated 'Hebbar 80' (lower right); inscribed 'with best wishes, from, Krishna Hebbar & family. Bombay-51' (on the reverse)
1980
Oil on canvas
38 x 23 in (96.5 x 58.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist, 1980s
The Meyer Family Collection, Switzerland

EXHIBITED
Coups de Coeur, Halles de I'lle, Geneva, 1 July-22 August 1987

PUBLISHED
Coups de Coeur, exhibition catalogue, Halles de I'lle, Geneva, 1987, p. 61 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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