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M V Dhurandhar's art often focused on scenes from Indian history, literature and mythology, articulated in a Western academic style. Perhaps the best known academic artist after Raja Ravi Varma, Dhurandhar's classical training and skill are evident in this rendition of Vishnu and Lakshmi, portrayed in a manifestation known as Laxminarayan. Shesha, the king of nagas - an ardent devotee of Vishnu - is often depicted as supporting or...



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  Lot 5 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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Winning Bid
$33,000
Rs 23,76,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar
Untitled
Signed and dated 'MDhurandhar/ 11.1941' (lower right)
1941
Watercolour on paper
13.25 x 20.25 in (33.5 x 51.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Kishore Singh ed., Indian Divine: Gods & Goddesses in 19th & 20th Century Modern Art, New Delhi: DAG, 2014, p. 142 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., M V Dhurandhar: The Romantic Realist, New Delhi: DAG, 2018, p. 97 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Unknown


 









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