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Nataraj Sharma
(1958)

Vapi Horse




Born in 1958 in Mysore, Nataraj Sharma grew up in Egypt, England and Zambia. He studied Applied Art at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, graduating in 1982.

Strongly influenced by socio-political happenings across the world and his own migrations, his art Sharma’s reflects a multiplicity of influences, not just in its content but also in its form. Sharma has dabbled with equal ease and success...



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  Lot 68 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 48,00,000
$73,846

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Nataraj Sharma
Vapi Horse

Signed and dated 'Nataraj 2004' and inscribed 'Vapi Horse' (on the reverse)
2003-04
Oil on canvas pasted on board
71 x 71.5 in (180.3 x 181.6 cm)

(Diptych)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 8-9 September 2010, lot 70

EXHIBITED
Nataraj Sharma: Vapi Horse and Other Stories, Nature Morte, New Delhi, 2-23 October 2004
Nataraj Sharma, Bose Pacia, New York, 20 January-19 February 2005
Landscape, Bodhi Art, Mumbai, 2008

PUBLISHED
Peter Nagy, Ranjit Hoskote eds., Nataraj Sharma (BP Contemporary Art of India Series, Volume 22), New York: Bose Pacia, 2005 (illustrated, unpaginated)
Gayatri Sinha ed., Art and Visual Culture in India 1857-2007, Mumbai: Marg Publications, 2009, p.5 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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