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Manjit Bawa
Untitled


"To me peace, harmony and peaceful co?existence between man and man, or man and animal, became all important."
-MANJIT BAWA

The central figure in this large, classic Bawa painting, set against a flat, vivid red background bears a strong resemblance to Krishna, identified by the peacock feather that adorns his hair. Bawa was deeply influenced by Indian mythology, Pahari miniature paintings and Sufism. In the present lot,...



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  Lot 4 of 40  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MUMBAI, LIVE
5 MARCH 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 6,16,00,000
$880,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa, 1992' (on the reverse)
1992
Oil on canvas
57.75 x 64.5 in (147 x 164 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, New York, 16 September 2008, lot 152
Saffronart, 9-10 September 2009, lot 19

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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