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Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar, also called Rao Bahadur, a title bestowed on him by the British government, was the first Indian director of the Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai.

He was born on March 18, 1867 in Kolhapur (a district in Maharashtra). His father understood and supported his son's extraordinary artistic talents and put him under the tutorship of famous painter Abalal Rehman. The next step was the Sir J J School...



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  Lot 16 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 19,20,000
$25,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar


a) Untitled
Signed 'MDhurandhar' (lower left)
Watercolour on paper
7.25 x 10 in (18.1 x 25.7 cm)

b) Untitled
Inscribed 'Wayside Temple' (on the reverse)
Watercolour on paper
7 x 10 in (17.9 x 25.5 cm)

c) Untitled
Inscribed 'The Dhobee' (on the reverse)
Watercolour on paper
7 x 10 in (17.6 x 25.5 cm)

d) Untitled
Signed 'MDhurandhar' (lower right); inscribed '331 Bhattias' (on the reverse)
Watercolour on paper
8.75 x 7 in (22.5 x 17.7 cm)

e) Untitled
Inscribed '370 A sweetmeat shop' (on the reverse)
Watercolour on paper
10 x 7 in (25.5 x 17.7 cm)

f) Untitled
Inscribed '364 Offerings to Buddha' (on the reverse)
Watercolour on paper
10 x 7 in (25.5 x 17.9 cm)

(Set of six)

PROVENANCE
A Distinguished Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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