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A A Almelkar
(1920 - 1982)

Radha



This painting by Almelkar was exhibited at the Bombay Art Society's annual exhibition in 1953 and at the first exhibition of Indian art at the Venice Biennale in the following year. The lyrical composition, graceful lines and decorative elements are characteristic features of the artist's style. Almelkar was strongly influenced by traditional Indian art, particularly Indian miniatures from the Rajput and Deccan traditions. Around the...



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  Lot 41 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

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Rs 5,04,000
$7,875

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ARTWORK DETAILS

A A Almelkar
Radha

Signed 'A A ALMELKAR' (lower right); bearing Venice Biennale (1954) and the Bombay Art Society labels (on the reverse)
1953
Watercolour on mount board pasted on board
8 x 5.75 in (20.6 x 14.3 cm)

EXHIBITED:
63rd Annual Exhibition 1953-54, Bombay: The Bombay Art Society, 1953
Venice: XXVII Biennale Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia, 19 June - 17 October 1954

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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