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Manjit Bawa
(1941 - 2008)

Untitled (Acrobat)



From the akasa (sky) in flat monochromatic planes, to the ananda (joy) he absorbs from his surroundings and infuses into his paintings as an act of celebration, Manjit Bawa's art is forged from influences that are vast and eclectic. For technique, he draws upon Mughal, Rajput and Pahari miniatures as well as silk-screen printing, which he studied in Britain. For narrative, he dives into stories from Indian mythology. The serenity of...



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  Lot 28 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 2,04,00,000
$313,846

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled (Acrobat)

Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa 95' (on the reverse)
1995
Oil on canvas
42.5 x 63.5 in (108 x 161.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collector, Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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