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Born in Mumbai in 1928, Akbar Padamsee graduated from the Sir J J School of Arts in 1951, with a Diploma in Painting, following which he went to live and work in France. In 1952, he was awarded a prize by Andre Breton on behalf of the Journale d’Art. Padamsee’s first solo exhibition was held in Paris in the same year at Galerie Saint Placide.

Padamsee’s pioneering spirit has allowed him to experiment with a wide range of media, from...



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  Lot 17 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Padamsee/ 97' (lower left)
1997
Pencil on paper
11 x 7.2 in (27.7 x 17.9 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Padamsee/ 96' (lower left)
1996
Pencil on tracing paper
7.2 x 5.6 in (18 x 14 cm)

c) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Padamsee/ 96' (lower left)
1996
Pencil on paper pasted on board
6.4 x 5.4 in (16.4 x 13.6 cm)

d) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Padamsee/ 96' (lower left)
1996
Pencil on paper
7.6 x 5.5 in (19.2 x 14.3 cm)
Double-sided work

(Set of four)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of an Important Collector, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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