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Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled


Bhupen Khakhar made a declaration in 1978: "Human beings in their local environment, climate, provincial society; this should be the ultimate goal of the artist." (Timothy Hyman, Bhupen Khakhar, Mumbai: Chemould Publication and Arts and Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd., 1998, p. 78) The present lot, painted around the same time, depicts an imagined landscape portraying its entire topography as a linear map, with land, sky and water...



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  Lot 29 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,76,00,000
$438,095

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled
Reverse painting in acrylic on glass
44.25 x 39.5 in (112.5 x 100.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Collection of Dr. and Mrs. B V Doshi
Christie's, Mumbai, 19 December 2013, lot 80
Property from an Important Family Collection, Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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