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Raja Ravi Varma
Untitled


Raja Ravi Varma is widely regarded as one of the early pioneers of modern Indian art. Known for his depictions of royalty, mythological and religious scenes and figures, and realistic portraits, he - alongside his brother Raja Raja Varma - was well aware of and strongly inspired by Indian classical art, dance and music, which they were exposed to from a young age. Ravi Varma's portraits were usually based on photographs and European 'model'...



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  Lot 7 of 40  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MUMBAI, LIVE
5 MARCH 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,80,00,000
$400,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Raja Ravi Varma
Untitled
Oil on canvas
23.5 x 18 in (60 x 45.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE NATIONAL ART TREASURE

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi in 2001

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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