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Manjit Bawa
(1941 - 2008)

Untitled



"There has to be a certain freshness and newness in one's art, otherwise it's pointless to pursue it. To be different means doing something you have never done before."

Born in a small Punjabi town of Dhuri in 1941, Manjit Bawa wasn't exactly encouraged to be an artist. "My mother would try to dissuade me, saying art was not a means of livelihood. But my spiritual leanings dispelled my fears. I had no qualms. I believed God would...



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  Lot 2 of 20  

ONE BID AUCTION
12 MAY 2022

Estimate



Winning Bid
$9,892
Rs 7,32,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Manjit Bawa 99' (lower right)
1999
Pen on paper
14 x 20.75 in (35.5 x 52.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Christie's, New York, 17 September 2015, lot 716
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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