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Avinash Chandra
Three Wheels


Born in Simla in 1931, Chandra studied painting at the Polytechnic in Delhi, where in 1953 he joined the staff until 1956 when he moved to London. In 1951 he held his first one-man exhibition in India, showing the following years in Belfast, Paris, Amsterdam, Zurich, Copenhagen, Stockholm and in several cities in the UK. In 1964 he became the first Indian artist to exhibit at the Documenta in Kassel. His works were then shown in the USA, Canada...



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  Lot 95 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

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$5,532
Rs 4,03,836

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Avinash Chandra
Three Wheels
Signed and dated 'Avinash 60' (lower left); bearing Hamilton Galleries label (on the reverse)
1960
Watercolour, pen and ink on paper
13 x 24 in (33.1 x 60.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Hamilton Galleries, London
Bonhams, London, 28 April 2005, lot 327
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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