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Bhupen Khakhar
Bathers



Bhupen Khakhar is remembered as an iconoclast and a maverick, a man who never did what was expected, and who was open about his views on everything – from social sectarianism to his own homosexuality, all of which are reflected in his works. Born in 1934, Khakhar began his career in art fairly late in life, at the age of 38. Then a practicing chartered accountant, he joined the M.S. University at Baroda to study art criticism in his late...



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  Lot 72 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
$25,428
Rs 16,27,392

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Bathers
Signed in Gujarati (lower right)
Watercolour on celluloid pasted on paper
8.5 x 11.75 in (21.9 x 29.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired at the M.S.U. auction Baroda for the Latur Earthquake, 1993
Property from an Important Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED:
Orientations: Trajectories in Indian Art, Oudenburg: Foundation De 11 Lijnen, 10 October - 18 December 2010

PUBLISHED:
Deepak Anath ed., Orientations: Trajectories in Indian Art, Oudenburg: Oudenburg Foundation De Elf Lijnen, 2011, p. 89 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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