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Sadanand Bakre
(1920 - 2007)

Two Prophets in One

Born in Baroda in 1920, Sadanand Bakre was a leading Modernist and one of the members of the Bombay Progressive Artists’ Group, known for his innovative sculpting techniques. When his family moved to Bombay, Bakre joined the Gokhale Education Society school. Noticed by his drawing teacher and encouraged to paint, he took up painting seriously. He held his first solo exhibition of drawings of figures, pastel work, still life, water colour...

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  Lot 63 of 102  

14-15 DECEMBER 2022


Winning Bid
Rs 12,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


Sadanand Bakre
Two Prophets in One

Inscribed 'TWO PROPHETS IN ONE/ Sadanandji Bakre/ RATNAGIRI' and further signed in Gujarati and dated in Devnagari (on the reverse)
Oil on plywood
18.5 x 13.25 in (47 x 33.5 cm)

The present lot has two frames. The inner frame carries the artwork and is further attached to the outer frame with hinges along the left edge, allowing for it to be moved.

Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collector, Nagpur
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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