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Bhupen Khakhar
Procession


THE BLIND MEN AND THE ELEPHANT

Once upon a time, there lived six blind men in a village. One day the villagers said, "Hey, there is an elephant in the village today."

The blind men had no idea what an elephant was. They decided to go touch the elephant and find out for themselves what it was. Each of them touched a different part of the elephant.

"The elephant is a pillar," said the first man who...



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  Lot 32 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,20,00,000
$184,615

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Procession
Signed and dated in Gujarati '21/1/91' (lower right); inscribed 'PROCESSION / Bhupen Khakhar' (on the reverse)
1991
Acrylic on paper
43 x 43 in (109.2 x 109.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist by a close friend
The Collection of a Distinguished Gentleman, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Bhupen Khakhar, A Retrospective, exhibition catalogue, organzied by The Fine Art Resource, at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai, 4-26 November 2003

PUBLISHED
Timothy Hyman, Enrique Jancosa et al., ed., Bhupen Khakhar: A Retrospective, Mumbai: The Fine Art Resource, 2003, p. 86 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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