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B Prabha
(1933 - 2001)

Untitled (Bahar Blossom)




"It is my aim to paint the trauma and tragedy of women"

B. Prabha was born in the village of Bela, near Nagpur in Maharashtra in 1933. Growing up in a close-knit middle-class family, she studied at the Nagpur School of Art and went on pursue a Diploma in Painting and Mural Painting from the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. Although she worked mostly with oils on canvas, this modern painter did explore several media,...



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  Lot 109 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
$11,208
Rs 8,40,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

B Prabha
Untitled (Bahar Blossom)

Signed and dated ‘b.prabha/ 1967.’ (lower right); inscribed 'BAHAR BLOSSOM' (on the reverse on stretcher bar)
1967
Oil on canvas
27.75 x 22 in (70.8 x 56 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist to Richard Paw U, a diplomat with the United Nations
Thence by descent
Private Collection, Hawaii
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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