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B Prabha
Untitled



"It is my aim to paint the trauma and tragedy of women"

B. Prabha was born in the village of Bela, near Nagpur in Maharashtra in 1933. Growing up in a close-knit middle-class family, she studied at the Nagpur School of Art and went on pursue a Diploma in Painting and Mural Painting from the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. Although she worked mostly with oils on canvas, this modern painter did explore several media,...



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  Lot 8 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 10,80,000
$14,795

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

B Prabha
Untitled
Signed and dated 'b.prabha/ 1967' (lower left)
1967
Oil on canvas
40.75 x 16 in (103.8 x 40.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Pundole Art Gallery by Mrs. Jane Proctor and her husband in Mumbai, circa 1960s. During this time, the couple lived in India and Mr. Proctor managed business for Otis Elevators.
Collection of Jane Proctor, Denver
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Unknown


 









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