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N S Bendre
Untitled


The present lot is one of a group of six works that Bendre was commissioned to paint in 1975 for a Philips India company calendar, titled Nayikas of Kalidas, based on heroines from his poetry and dramas. In this rendition, which combines the best of Bendre's talents for portraying figures in a landscape with a seamless blending of styles, the artist interprets a scene from the Raghuvamsha, depicting Sita, held hostage by Ravana in...



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  Lot 26 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

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Winning Bid
$199,818
Rs 1,31,88,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

N S Bendre
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right)
1974
Oil on canvas
35.75 x 40 in (91.1 x 101.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist by the late Benjamin Abraham Samson in the 1970s
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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