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Manjit Bawa
Untitled


Manjit Bawa's art was like the artist himself, a sensitive and complex amalgamation of infl uences that were vast and eclectic. For technique, he drew upon Mughal, Rajput and Pahari miniatures as well as silk-screen printing, which he studied in Britain. For narrative, he dove into stories from Indian mythology. The serenity of Bawa's flat background colours, was perhaps informed by Sufism, a philosophy he believed in deeply. By absorbing each...



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  Lot 21 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 84,00,000
$133,333

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Manjit 95' (on the reverse)
1995
Oil on canvas
23.25 x 21.5 in (58.9 x 54.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, New Delhi
Saffronart, 10 September 2015, Lot 29
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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