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Akbar Padamsee
(1928 - 2020)

Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)



“Each line drawn, each form shaped, tone, colour, the tension, space, proportion, their interrelation, has its reason to be, its proper logic, a logical existence, sequence, and consequence.” – AKBAR PADAMSEE

Akbar Padamsee has consistently returned to the portrait over the course of his long artistic career. His portraits feature faces that are rarely identifiable, but are nonetheless real, both in terms of the realism of their...



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  Lot 50 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)

Signed and dated 'PADAMSEE 98' (lower right); bearing Vadehra Art Gallery label (on the reverse)
1998
Oil on canvas
35.25 x 23.5 in (89.7 x 59.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Christie's, London, 5 October 1999, lot 99
Saffronart, Mumbai, 26 March 2019, lot 20

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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