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Akbar Padamsee
(1928 - 2020)

Untitled



Following the 1970s and the early 1980s, when quiet, mythical landscapes dominated Akbar Padamsee’s creative output, the artist returned to the figure in the mid 1980s. Although his style had evolved considerably since the first portraits he painted in the early 1950s, the reverence with which the artist approached the portrait, particularly those of solitary figures, remained constant.

In the present lot, a large-format portrait...



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  Lot 80 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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Winning Bid
$106,640
Rs 46,92,138

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1987
Oil on canvas
27 x 54 in (68.6 x 137.2 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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