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Akbar Padamsee
(1928 - 2020)

Untitled



In the 1970s, Akbar Padamsee began to paint a series of quiet and expansive landscapes dubbed metascapes, a word that described archetypical environments that had no fixed location in space and no relation to the passage of time. In these uninhabited metascapes, of which the present lot is one, the sun and moon often shine in the same sky, eternally illuminating land and sea. Shadowy mountains loom over fire-red plains, and deep blue bodies of...



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  Lot 50 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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$201,250
Rs 87,54,375

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (upper left)
1994
Oil on canvas
60.5 x 45.5 in (153.7 x 115.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Glenbarra Art Museum, Himeji, Japan
Acquired from the above by the present owner

PUBLISHED:
Journeys: Four Generations of Indian Artists in Their Own Words Volume I, Yashodhara Dalmia, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2011

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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