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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)


"It seems to me that it is not possible to ever exhaust all possibilities of imaging the human head, each similar and yet so dissimilar. My ardent search is for a look, a gaze, an expression, a stance and a placement." - AKBAR PADAMSEE

From sculptural forms in the 1950s to melancholic, haunting portraits in the 1960s, Akbar Padamsee has explored figuration throughout his artistic career. In his portraits, he paints faces that...



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  Lot 20 of 68  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION
26 MARCH 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 34,50,000
$50,735

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)
Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE 98' (lower right); bearing Christie's and Vadehra Art Gallery label (on the reverse)
1998
Oil on canvas
35.25 x 23.5 in (89.4 x 59.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, London, 5 October 1999, lot 99

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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