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Bikash Bhattacharjee's paintings are hyper-realistic in their execution of technical details and colour, and on close inspection, are unsettling. In the present lot, the innocent reverie of a small boy is juxtaposed against an immense pockmarked landscape with an isolated house barely visible over the horizon. Trails of barbed wire, and an extreme close-up of part of a built structure add a menacing tone. Detailed, almost impressionistic...



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  Lot 34 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 60,00,000
$95,238

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bikash Bhattacharjee
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Bikash 72' (lower left)
1972
Oil on canvas
69.75 x 57.75 in (177 x 146.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, East India
Property of a Distinguished Lady, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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