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Manjit Bawa
Untitled


The present lot is part of a series of drawings by Manjit Bawa that were exhibited in a travelling exhibition in New Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai in 2001. It was subsequently exhibited a decade later at a retrospective show of the artist's works in New Delhi and continues to demonstrate Bawa's deft mastery over both mediums, drawing and painting.

Bawa is well known for his sensitive and striking paintings of mythological heroes, saints,...



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  Lot 56 of 84  

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8-9 APRIL 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa/ 2000' (lower right)
2000
Charcoal on paper
59 x 34.25 in (149.7 x 86.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
Collection of Bhavna and Ravi Bawa, New Delhi
Private Collection, Mumbai
Private Collection, New Delhi
Saffronart, Mumbai, 16 February 2017, lot 69
Property of a Private Collector, Hyderabad

EXHIBITED:
Manjit Bawa: Recent Drawings - 2001, New Delhi: ITC Maurya Sheraton, 4 - 7 January 2001; Kolkata: Taj Bengal, 9 - 11 March 2001; Mumbai: Sakshi Gallery, 7 April - 8 May 2001
Let's Paint the Sky Red: Manjit Bawa, New Delhi: Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, 20 - 27 August 2011; New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 1 - 30 September 2011

PUBLISHED:
Ina Puri and Prabhakar Kolte, Manjit Bawa: Recent Drawings - 2001, Mumbai: Sakshi Gallery, 2001 (illustrated)
S Kalidas, Bhavna Bawa, Madan Gopal Singh et al, Let's Paint The Sky Red: Manjit Bawa, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2011, p. 56 (illustrated)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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