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B Prabha
Untitled (Fisherwoman)


As a female artist who came from a small village outside of Nagpur, Prabha was concerned with the plight of rural and marginalised women, and spent much of her career documenting them. Speaking of the influence of Sher-Gil on her work, Prabha said, "At that time, there were not too many women painters (in India). I respected Amrita Sher Gil a lot. My ambition was to become a renowned painter (just like her) and to take my paintings to all...



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  Lot 40 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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$37,200
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ARTWORK DETAILS

B Prabha
Untitled (Fisherwoman)
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right)
1969
Oil on canvas
42 x 25.5 in (106.7 x 64.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai in 1977
Private Collection, USA

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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