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Manjit Bawa
Untitled


The theme of Krishna as the flute player recurs in this signed, pencil drawing by Bawa. A seated figure similar to the one in the previous lot plays his flute to a group of dogs. The clean, flowing lines of the study capture the thought process and compositional clarity of Bawa's finished canvases.

"Bawa's paintings usually take shape around a single figure or a group... [He] pares down the icon to its essence, aiming, he has said,...



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  Lot 12 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Rs 9,00,000
$13,235

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa 98' (lower right); bearing Vadehra Art Gallery label on the hardboard (on the reverse)
1998
Ink on paper
14.5 x 21.25 in (36.8 x 53.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery
Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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