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Nilima Sheikh
River: Carrying Across, Leaving Behind


Nilima Sheikh's work retains a distinctively Indian flavour, shaped as it is by traditional miniature painting and oral traditions of storytelling and folk singing. Born in New Delhi in 1945, Nilima Sheikh has spent most of her educational and professional life in Baroda. Initially trained in Western-style oil painting, in the 1980s Sheikh received a number of government fellowships to study traditional Indian painting. Her practice was also...



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  Lot 67 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,02,00,000
$156,923

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Nilima Sheikh
River: Carrying Across, Leaving Behind
Initialed and dated in Devnagari '2001' and inscribed ' NSHEIKH' (on the reverse)
2001
Casein on canvas
457 x 61.5 in (1160.8 x 156.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2003
Collection of Shumita and Arani Bose, New York
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Conversations with Traditions: Nilima Sheikh and Shahzia Sikander, Asia Society, New York, 17 November 2001-17 February 2002
After Dark, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 27 March-30 May 2004
India Moderno, IVAM Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, 11 December 2008-15 February 2009

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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