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Prabhakar Barwe
(1936 - 1995)

Untitled



A symbolist abstractionist, Barwe was born in Nagoan, Maharashtra in 1936. Born into a family closely associated with the arts, his granduncle, V. P. Karmarkar was a well-known sculptor and his father was an artist working in Bombay`s film studios.

He graduated from the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai in 1959. It was during his stay in Varanasi, the holy city of India from 1961 to 1965 that he came into contact with the canon of...



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  Lot 133 of 160  

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

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Winning Bid
$8,600
Rs 6,45,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Prabhakar Barwe
Untitled

Signed and dated in Devnagari, stamped and inscribed 'WEAVERS SERVICE CENTRE/ BOMBAY/ DESIGN NO 475/ 77, ART DESIGNER Bar' (lower right)
1977
Gouache, pen and ink on paper
13.5 x 13.5 in (34.4 x 34.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collector, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Indian Abstracts: An Absence of Form, New Delhi: DAG, 11 August – 30 September 2014; Mumbai: DAG, 7 December 2014 – 5 February 2015; New York: DAG, 13 June – 12 September 2015
Indian Blue: From Realism to Abstraction, New Delhi: DAG, 10 October – 13 December 2021

PUBLISHED
Kishore Singh ed., Indian Abstracts: An Absence of Form, New Delhi: DAG, 2014, p. 88 (illustrated)
Shatadeep Maitra, Indian Blue: From Realism to Abstraction, New Delhi: DAG, 2021, p. 219 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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