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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


Akbar Padamsee's experiment with sculptures lasted for brief periods of time during the 1950s and again in the mid-1980s. He made only a few of these bronze sculptures, perhaps because he did not enjoy the many intermediaries needed in the casting process. As a result they are rare, and hard to come by.

The artist's continued interest in constructed form is evident in the kneaded clay-like metalworking technique. "They are like pieces...



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  Lot 66 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 18,00,000
$28,571

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Inscribed 'PADAMSEE 2/4' (on the reverse)
Bronze
Height: 13.25 in (33.5 cm)
Width: 5.5 in (14.2 cm)
Depth: 4.75 in (12 cm)

Second from a limited edition of four
The work has been mounted on a wooden base of size H: 4.5 in (11.4 cm) x W: 6.75 in (17.7 cm) x D: 5.25 in (13.9 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella eds., Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language, Mumbai: Marg Publications and Pundole Art Gallery, 2010, p.169 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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