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K K Hebbar
Untitled (Ajanta)


Rather than adhering to a particular artistic school, K K Hebbar developed his own visual language, drawing from elements of classical and folk traditions, Jain miniatures and Ajanta murals, and the rhythmic qualities of music and dance. The present lot was painted during the period when Hebbar's style had shifted from realism towards abstraction, with a careful use of colour, symbolism and texture. As with many of his landscapes which were...



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  Lot 42 of 86  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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$42,000
Rs 28,98,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K K Hebbar
Untitled (Ajanta)
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower left)
1966
Oil on canvas
29.75 x 35.75 in (75.4 x 91 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Chester and Davida Herwitz
Sotheby's, New York, 12 June 1995, lot 23
Christie's, New York, 20 March 2013, lot 30
Private Collection, UK

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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