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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


"It seems to me that it is not possible to ever exhaust all possibilities of imaging the human head, each similar and yet so dissimilar. My ardent search is for a look, a gaze, an expression, a stance and a placement." - AKBAR PADAMSEE

Akbar Padamsee has returned to the portrait throughout his practice. Rarely identifiable, these faces are nonetheless real, both in terms of the realism of their features, as well as the...



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  Lot 66 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 24,00,000
$33,566

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE/ 2001' (upper left)
2001
Oil on canvas
23.25 x 35.25 in (59.1 x 89.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Saffronart, 10-11 May 2006, lot 137
Acquired from the above

PUBLISHED:
Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella eds., Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language, Mumbai: Marg Publications and Pundole Art Gallery, 2010, p. 284 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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