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Adi Davierwalla
Fleur du Mal


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 33 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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Winning Bid
$45,864
Rs 33,93,936

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Adi Davierwalla
Fleur du Mal
Signed and dated 'A. M. Davierwalla 7.61' (at the base)
1961
Bronze
Height: 18 in (45.7 cm)
Width: 12.25 in (31.1 cm)
Depth: 10 in (25.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Akbar Padamsee, acquired in an artistic exchange, circa 1960s
Property from the Collection of Bhanumati and the late Akbar Padamsee

EXHIBITED
Davierwalla: A Retrospective Exhibition, presented by Art Heritage at Mumbai: Jehangir Art Gallery, February 1979

PUBLISHED
E Alkazi, A M Davierwalla, New Delhi: Art Heritage, 1979, pl. 34 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Abstract


 









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