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Manjit Bawa
Untitled


"As you grow, you realise the need to minimalise and weed out the unnecessary. Focus becomes all important." - MANJIT BAWA

The central figure in this classic Manjit Bawa painting, set against a flat, bright yellow background bears a strong resemblance to Krishna, frequently depicted as a flautist with blue skin. The figure may also be interpreted as Ranjha, from the tragic romance of Punjabi literature, Heer-Ranjha -...



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  Lot 14 of 40  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
8 DECEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 3,12,00,000
$427,397

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled
Signed 'Manjit Bawa' and signed again in Gurmukhi and Urdu (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
34 x 28.25 in (86.5 x 71.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
Private Collection, Mumbai
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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