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Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled


Bhupen Khakhar's paintings were often autobiographical in nature, and he frequently placed himself as the subject of his works. In the late 1980s and early '90s, Khakhar suffered from cataracts, which led him to paint with a loose, blurry style of brushwork as a result of his deteriorating eyesight. He made works similar to the present lot, where the central figure was bombarded by a flurry of floating or piercing forms. This even included a...



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  Lot 22 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

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Winning Bid
$16,332
Rs 12,08,568

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (lower right)
Watercolour on paper
11.75 x 15.5 in (29.7 x 39.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

Category: Painting


 









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