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Bhupen Khakhar
Tradesman


"Human beings in their local environment, climate, provincial society; this should be the ultimate goal of the artist." - BHUPEN KHAKHAR

In the Tradesman, painted in 1986, Bhupen Khakhar returns, in part, to his preferred subject of the previous decade. Similar to the present lot, these works focussed on a solitary middle-class individual - at times a worker, a watchmaker, or even an accountant - in their natural or...



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  Lot 41 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Rs 3,72,00,000
$523,944

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Tradesman
Signed and dated in Gujarati (lower right); inscribed 'TRADESMAN/ Bhupen Khakhar/ BARODA' (on the reverse)
1986
Oil on canvas
44 x 46 in (111.7 x 117 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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