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Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled (The Bathing Ghat)


Painted in 1994, the present lot is typical of Bhupen Khakhar's style during this period, yet unusual in its composition. A triangular canvas caps a rectangular one, creating a painting shaped like a roofed house, or a stained glass window in a cathedral. He invokes notions of home and the spiritual life, by the simple manipulation of accepted canvas shapes. The scene is divided into two parts physically, with the upper portion consisting of...



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  Lot 30 of 86  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$900,000
Rs 6,21,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled (The Bathing Ghat)
1994
Oil on canvas
68.25 x 44.75 in (173.3 x 113.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Gentleman, Baroda

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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