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Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled


“Khakhar’s oil paintings have nearly always cost him months of labour; watercolour has provided an alternative practice, a more playful and spontaneous kind of image making… [They] are marvels of grace and wit, with a lightness and immediacy not available to him in oil. As a watercolourist he is free of the pressure of The Masterpiece (part of the inheritance of western oil painting) and closer to the popular artists of Indian tradition – the...



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  Lot 46 of 85  

SUMMER AUCTION 2009
10-11 JUNE 2009

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Winning Bid
$41,596
Rs 19,55,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
Untitled
Signed and dated in Gujarati (lower right)
1990
Watercolour on paper
37 x 39 in (94 x 99.1 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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