BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 54
 
Quick Zoom


"What humans have not seen with their eyes, they see through their habits."

Born in Kolkata in 1940, Bikash Bhattacharjee lost his father at a very early age. In 1963, he graduated from Indian College of Art and Draftsmanship. He joined the same college as professor in 1968. From 1973, Bhattacharjee began teaching at the Government College of Arts and Crafts and taught there till 1982.

Bhattacharjee drew inspiration for his...



Read More
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 54 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 50,40,000
$70,986

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bikash Bhattacharjee
Deity
Signed and dated 'Bikash 82' (lower left); inscribed '"DEITY"/ BIKASH BHATTACHARJEE/ CALCUTTA' (on the reverse)
1982
Oil on canvas
47.75 x 35.25 in (121.1 x 89.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Distinguished Private Collection, New Delhi
Acquired from the above

PUBLISHED
Manasij Majumder, Close to Events: Works of Bikash Bhattacharjee, New Delhi: Niyogi Books, 2007, p. 174 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., Masterpeice XXXI: At a Social Gathering, Bikash Bhattacharjee, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2011, p. 37 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 (0) 22 2436 4113 (India); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 11 2436 9415 (New Delhi)