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Manchershaw F Pithawalla
(1872 - 1937)

Portrait of a Parsi Gentleman



Manchershaw Fakirjee Pithawalla was among the earliest generation of artists to emerge from the Sir J J School of Art in Bombay, and one of the few portraitists to gain recognition besides Pestonji Bomanji around the turn of the 20th century. The Parsi artist was one of India's most celebrated salon artists trained in the academic realism style of painting that was followed at that time.

Born in 1872 in the village of Pitha near...



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  Lot 94 of 126  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
$2,517
Rs 1,81,200

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manchershaw F Pithawalla
Portrait of a Parsi Gentleman

Signed and dated 'M.F. Pithawalla/ 1905' (lower right)
1905
Pastel and pencil on photograph pasted on board
21.5 x 16 in (54.5 x 40.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE

PROVENANCE
Property from the Collection of the Dr. K N Bahadurji Memorial Sanatorium

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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