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H A Gade
(1917 - 2001)

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Hari Ambadas Gade is considered one of the first abstract expressionist painters of post-independence India. One of the founders of the progressive art movement in India, he believed in an unconventional and dynamic artistic style. Like all the painters of the Progressive Artists Group, Gade revolted against the traditions of academic art, which the British education system had clamped on Indian art education.

Born in Amravati on,...



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  Lot 54 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Rs 19,20,000
$25,772

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H A Gade
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Signed 'Gade' (lower right); bearing The Bombay Art Society label (on the reverse)
1957
Oil on board
18.75 x 24.25 in (47.9 x 61.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 5-6 December 2018, lot 27
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
67th Annual Exhibition, Bombay: The Bombay Art Society, December 1957

PUBLISHED
Vinod Bhardwaj and Brij Sharma eds., Trends and Traditions: Eighty Glorious Years, New Delhi: Dhoomimal Gallery, 2016, p. 132 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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