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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


From classical forms in the 1950s to melancholic, haunting portraits in later years, Akbar Padamsee has explored figuration throughout his artistic career. The present lot, painted in 1987, with its overall subdued colour palette, is typical of his style during this period - a departure from the vibrant, saturated colours of his metascapes. Padamsee evokes mood through dabs of thick paint applied with a palette knife. By the 1980s,...



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  Lot 32 of 86  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE/ 87' (upper right)
1987
Oil on canvas
27.25 x 54.25 in (69 x 137.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 16-17 March 2011, lot 80
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, New York

PUBLISHED
Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella eds., Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language, Mumbai: Marg Publications and Pundole Art Gallery, 2010, p. 105 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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