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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 6 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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Winning Bid
$12,600
Rs 9,70,200

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Mahadev Visvanath Dhurandhar


a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'MDhurandhar/ 1923' (faintly visible, lower right)
1923
Watercolour on paper
8.75 x 5.75 in (22.5 x 14.5 cm)

b) Untitled (Benares Ghat)
Signed and dated 'MDhurandhar/ 1923' (faintly visible), signed again 'MDhurandhar' and dated indistinctly (lower right); inscribed ‘Benares Ghat’ (on the reverse)
1923
Watercolour on paper
10.75 x 7.75 in (27.5 x 20 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from the artist's daughter at Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, 23 - 28 November 1994
Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
An Exhibition of Drawing and Paintings of Rao Bahadur M V Dhurandhar, Bombay: Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, 23 - 28 November 1994

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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