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Manu Parekh
(1939)

Benares Landscape I



Manu Parekh’s artistic career began on the stages of Bombay, where he worked as an actor and set designer. His early experiences in theatre continue to influence the artist, and are reflected in the scale and spectacle of his canvases, particularly his colorful series of Benares landscapes.

Parekh began painting the holy city of Benares after his first visit there in the 1980s, following his father’s death. Inspired by the many...



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  Lot 15 of 85  

SUMMER AUCTION 2009
10-11 JUNE 2009

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Winning Bid
$12,234
Rs 5,75,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manu Parekh
Benares Landscape I

Signed and dated in English (lower right) and inscribed in English (verso)
1993
Acrylic on canvas
47 x 47 in (119.4 x 119.4 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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