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B Prabha
(1933 - 2001)


"It is my aim to paint the trauma and tragedy of women"

B. Prabha was born in the village of Bela, near Nagpur in Maharashtra in 1933. Growing up in a close-knit middle-class family, she studied at the Nagpur School of Art and went on pursue a Diploma in Painting and Mural Painting from the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. Although she worked mostly with oils on canvas, this modern painter did explore several media,...

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27-28 MARCH 2019


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B Prabha

Signed and dated 'b.prabha/ 1967' (lower right)
Oil on canvas
25.75 x 19.75 in (65.7 x 50 cm)

Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Estate of Dr Robert L Crane
Christie's, New York, 18 March 2014, lot 260
Acquired from the above

Dr. Robert I Crane was one of the foremost scholars of Indian history in the US, and a leading exponent for Indo-American relations. A published author on the subject, Dr. Crane taught at a number of Universities. Born in Calcutta, Dr. Crane was stationed in Delhi with the technical aid mission from the US Office of Special Services to British India during World War II, and continued to preserve his ties with country all his life.

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


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