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Sakti Burman
Circus


Sakti Burman's paintings often evoke a surrealist feel, referencing multiplicities of time and place. The present lot was painted in 1961, five years after he had moved to Paris and enrolled at the Ecole Nationale Suprieure des Beaux-Arts. In 1958, Burman travelled to Italy, and his encounter with the frescoes of Giotto, Piero de la Francesca and Simone Martini inspired him to assimilate their monumentality and textures in his works. In the...



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  Lot 76 of 90  

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Sakti Burman
Circus
Signed and dated 'SAKTi BARMAN/ 61' (lower left)
1961
Oil on canvas
35.5 x 28 in (90.4 x 71 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from The Piccadilly Gallery, Cork Street, London, 1961
Private UK Collection
Bonhams, London, 21 May 2007, lot 107
Property from a Distinguished International Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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