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Sakti Burman
Le Miroir du Temps (Mirror of Time)


Sakti Burman's paintings often evoke a surrealist feel, referencing multiplicities of time and place.The prominent female figure in the present lot might draw from 16th century European art but the weathered, fresco-like technique harks back to much earlier times. Burman's art drew extensively from Hindu and European mythology, as well as from the artist's own memories. Suggesting surrealism, his paintings are populated by humans, animals and...



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  Lot 32 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 33,60,000
$50,909

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sakti Burman
Le Miroir du Temps (Mirror of Time)
Signed 'SAKTi Burman' (lower right)
Circa 1977-1983
Oil on canvas
39.25 x 31.75 in (99.5 x 80.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private French Collection
Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
B N Goswamy, Kishore Singh, Mrinal Ghosh eds., Sakti Burman: The Wonder of it All, Mumbai: Pundole Art Gallery; Chennai: Apparao Art Galleries, 2012, p. 18 (illustrated)
Sakti Burman, Paris: Imprimerie de Blayac, 1984, (illustrated, unpaginated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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