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Manjit Bawa
(1941 - 2008)

Untitled



The present lot is part of a series of drawings by Manjit Bawa that were exhibited in 2001. Bawa, is well known for his sensitive and striking paintings of mythological heroes, saints, acrobats, birds and animals, taking liquid forms on monochromatic backgrounds. Retaining the fluidity of his paintings, his precise, large scale drawings demonstrate Bawa's skilled draughtsmanship. In his own words: "To an artist, drawing is a more effective...



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  Lot 69 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa 2000' (lower right)
2000
Charcoal on paper
59 x 34.25 in (150.1 x 86.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
Collection of Bhavna and Ravi Bawa, New Delhi
Private Collection, Mumbai
Private Collection, Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Manjit Bawa: Recent Drawings - 2001, New Delhi: ITC Maurya Sheraton, 4-7 January 2001; Kolkata: Taj Bengal, 9-11 March 2001; Mumbai: Sakshi Gallery, 7 April - 8 May 2001
Let's Paint the Sky Red: Manjit Bawa - 2011, New Delhi: Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, 20-27 August 2011; New Dellhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 1-30 September 2011

PUBLISHED:
Ina Puri and Prabhakar Kolte, Manjit Bawa: Recent Drawings - 2001, Mumbai: Sakshi Gallery, 2001 (illustrated, unpaginated)
Arun Vadehra, S. Kalidas et. al, Let's Paint The Sky Red: Manjit Bawa , New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2011, p. 56 (illustrated)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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