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K K Hebbar
(1911 - 1996)

Untitled (Prosperity)



“The human figure, and human joy and sorrow, occupied an important place in my compositions.” - K K HEBBAR

A pioneer of Indian modernism, K K Hebbar was an artist who discovered a world of art outside his own and found ways to incorporate his experience into his own expression. Hebbar's works often combined the abstract with the figurative, integrating the representational, the metaphysical, the suggestive and symbolic to achieve,...



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  Lot 28 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 45,60,000
$57,358

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K K Hebbar
Untitled (Prosperity)

Signed in Devnagari and signed and dated 'Hebbar 80' (lower right); inscribed 'with best wishes,/ from, Krishna Hebbar & family,/ Bombay - 51' (on the reverse)
1980
Oil on canvas
38 x 23 in (96.5 x 58.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist, 1980s
The Meyer Family Collection, Switzerland
Saffronart, New Delhi, 10 September 2015, lot 5
Acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Coups de Coeur, Geneva: Halles de L’ile, 1 July - 22 August 1987

PUBLISHED
Coups de Coeur, Geneva: Halles de L’ile, 1987, p. 61 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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