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Sadanand Bakre
Untitled


Born in Baroda in 1920, Sadanand Bakre was a leading Modernist and one of the members of the Bombay Progressive Artists’ Group, known for his innovative sculpting techniques. When his family moved to Bombay, Bakre joined the Gokhale Education Society school. Noticed by his drawing teacher and encouraged to paint, he took up painting seriously. He held his first solo exhibition of drawings of figures, pastel work, still life, water colour...



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  Lot 58 of 126  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
$20,367
Rs 14,66,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sadanand Bakre
Untitled
Signed 'BAKRE' and signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right); inscribed 'S.K.BAKRE' (on the reverse)
1952
Oil on board
22.5 x 34.25 in (56.9 x 87.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Estate of Mrs Christina Lilian Witherick, London (The Withericks had been private collectors of the artist's work, according to a 1965 exhibition catalogue by Gallery Chemould, Bombay)
Thence by descent
Bonhams, London, 27 May 2016, lot 30
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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