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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


This is the only seascape that Akbar Padamsee ever painted. This vast canvas of a stormy sea was originally commissioned from the artist by Naval Vakil, a prominent lawyer in Mumbai, who was an important collector and patron to many Indian Modernists. Vakil once called Padamsee to his Napean Sea Road home and asked him to paint the sea as seen from his window. Painted in 1970, this seascape marks the beginning of a landmark decade in the...



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  Lot 40 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,80,00,000
$264,706

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE 70' (upper left)
1970
Oil on canvas
61.75 x 107.75 in (157 x 273.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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