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Manjit Bawa
(1941 - 2008)

Untitled



Pared of all surfeit detail, Manjit Bawa’s fluid figures seem magically frozen against the saturated fields of colour that the artist creates, inspired by both the miniature traditions of India and the silkscreen processes he studied in England. Yet, these figures do not lack depth. Rather than brushstroke and texture, Bawa relies on subtle chiaroscuro to give his subjects volume; and instead of developing a narrative, the artist concentrates on...



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  Lot 32 of 90  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2010
8-9 SEPTEMBER 2010

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Winning Bid
$258,750
Rs 1,16,43,750

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Untitled

Signed in Punjabi and signed and dated in English (verso)
1998
Oil on canvas
51.5 x 64.5 in (130.8 x 163.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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