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"It seems to me that it is not possible to ever exhaust all possibilities of imaging the human head, each similar and yet so dissimilar. My ardent search is for a look, a gaze, an expression, a stance and a placement." - AKBAR PADAMSEE

Akbar Padamsee explored figuration throughout his artistic career, from classical forms in his early works to subtle, melancholic portraits in later years. Although his style and technique...



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  Lot 37 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Nude
Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE/ 65' (upper left); bearing Pundole Art Gallery label on the stretcher (on the reverse)
1965
Oil on canvas
35.5 x 35.5 in (90 x 90 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1965
Private Collection, Mumbai
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella eds., Akbar Padamsee: Work in Language, Mumbai: Marg Publications in association with Pundole Art Gallery, 2010, p. 144 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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