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Akbar Padamsee
Greek Landscape


"Grey is without prejudice. It does not discriminate between object and space."
- Akbar Padamsee


In 1959, Akbar Padamsee moved from Paris to Mumbai and worked from his new home in Juhu, creating a small group of "Grey Works." In 1960, Gallery 59 owner Bal Chhabda organised a solo exhibition of these grey paintings at the Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai. Padamsee received glowing reviews from leading art critics,...



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  Lot 13 of 87  

EVENING SALE | LIVE, NEW DELHI
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Rs 19,19,00,000
$2,907,576

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Greek Landscape
Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE '60' (lower right); inscribed 'owned by K Khanna / National & Grindlays Bank Ltd / KANPUR UP' (on the reverse)
1960
Plastic emulsion on canvas
52 x 144 in (132 x 366 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from the Solo Show, Jehangir Art Gallery and Gallery 59, Bombay, 29 March - 4 April 1960
Property of a Distinguished Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Solo Show, Mumbai: Jehangir Art Gallery and Gallery 59, 29 March - 4 April 1960

PUBLISHED:
Staff Reporter, "Padamsee's Return," The Link, 10 April 1960, p. 39 (illustrated)
Shamlal ed., Padamsee, Bombay: Sadanga Series by Vakils, 1964, pp. 20-21 (illustrated)
Eunice de Souza, Akbar Padamsee, New Delhi: Art Heritage, p. 15 (illustrated)
Ebrahim Alkazi, Akbar Padamsee, Volume 8, New Delhi: Art Heritage, 1988-89, p. 44 (illustrated)
Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella eds., Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language, Mumbai: Marg Publications in association with Pundole Art Gallery, 2010, pp. 292-293 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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