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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


“All great work is characterized by its aloneness”

The early 1950s were a period of intense study for Akbar Padamsee. Living in a small garret room in a Paris hotel, he was exposed not only to the city’s thriving art scene, personally interacting with artists like Alberto Giacometti, but also to other genres of art in the city’s many museums, and to various strains of philosophical thought in its cafes and libraries.

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  Lot 12 of 90  

SUMMER AUCTION 2010
16-17 JUNE 2010

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Winning Bid
$197,421
Rs 88,83,923

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (upper left)
1953
Oil on canvas
28 x 19 in (71.1 x 48.3 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Akbar Padamsee - Work in Language, eds. Bhanumati Padamsee and Annapurna Garimella, Marg Publications in association with Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2010

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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