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Manchershaw F Pithawalla
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 90 of 126  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
$20,867
Rs 15,02,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manchershaw F Pithawalla
Portrait of a Parsi Gentleman
Signed and dated 'M.F. Pithawalla/ 1918' (lower right)
1918
Oil on canvas
63 x 40.75 in (160 x 103.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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