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"There has to be a certain freshness and newness in one's art, otherwise it's pointless to pursue it. To be different means doing something you have never done before."

Born in a small Punjabi town of Dhuri in 1941, Manjit Bawa wasn't exactly encouraged to be an artist. "My mother would try to dissuade me, saying art was not a means of livelihood. But my spiritual leanings dispelled my fears. I had no qualms. I believed God would...



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  Lot 83 of 140  

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

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Winning Bid
$10,800
Rs 7,88,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa 94' (lower left and on the reverse)
1994
Felt tip pen on paper
16 x 11.5 in (40.7 x 29.2 cm)


b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa/ 94' (lower right and on the reverse)
1994
Charcoal on paper
17.5 x 10.75 in (44.1 x 27.2 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Pundole's, Mumbai, 2 November 2015, lot 76

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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