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N S Bendre
Untitled


N S Bendre is known primarily for his pointillist landscapes and pastoral scenes, often featuring women in rural settings. One of India's significant Modernists, he experimented with various styles throughout his career, and favoured familiar, simple forms. In the present lot, the artist depicts two women clad in traditional, nearly identical clothing, seated with their heads covered. The soft colour palette renders the scene with a tranquillity...



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  Lot 57 of 76  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,56,00,000
$213,699

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

N S Bendre
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower left)
1971
Oil on canvas
37 x 31.25 in (94.2 x 79.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist in the 1970s
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, Bangalore

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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