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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP AND ADMIRATION
AN ARTISTIC EXCHANGE BETWEEN AKBAR PADAMSEE AND ADI DAVIERWALLA

In the 1960s, Akbar Padamsee and his fellow artist Adi Davierwalla - both among the first few Indian artists to be awarded fellowships by the Rockefeller Foundation in New York - each expressed a wish to acquire art by the other. They decided to exchange an artwork, which was a hallmark of artists from the Progressive...



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  Lot 32 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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Winning Bid
$377,027
Rs 2,79,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE/ 62' (upper right)
1962
Oil on canvas
46.5 x 34.75 in (118 x 88.2 cm)

A part of the sale proceeds will support Saffronart Foundation's philanthropic efforts.

PROVENANCE
Davierwalla Family Collection, acquired in an artistic exchange, circa 1960s
Acquired from Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1999
Property from the Collection of Minal and Dinesh Vazirani

PUBLISHED
Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella eds., Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language, Mumbai: Marg Publications and Pundole Art Gallery, 2010, p. 140 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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