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Manjit Bawa
Untitled


Bawa's work which explores the complex, non-verbal relationship between man and animal has evolved with subtlety over the decades. In the 1970s, his paintings "...present man as a brute - a conqueror with sword and shield... Over time, Bawa paints the two in harmony, coming together as if in a trance, the focus on their interlocking bodies." (Amrita Jhaveri, A Guide to 101 Modern & Contemporary Indian Artists, Mumbai: India Book House...



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  Lot 50 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Rs 2,16,00,000
$317,647

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa 93' (on the reverse)
1993
Oil on canvas
45.75 x 53 in (116.5 x 134.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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