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Manu Parekh
Banaras


Manu Parekh's artistic career began on the stages of Bombay, where he worked as an actor and set designer. His early experiences in theatre continue to influence the artist, and are reflected in the scale and spectacle of his canvases, particularly his colorful series of Banaras landscapes.

Parekh began painting the holy city of Benares after his first visit there in the 1980s, following his father's death. Inspired by the many...



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  Lot 75 of 80  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 DECEMBER 2011

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Winning Bid
$72,600
Rs 36,30,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Manu Parekh
Banaras
Signed and dated in English (lower left) and signed in English (verso)
2005
Oil on canvas
47.5 x 143 in (120.6 x 363.2 cm)


Diptych


EXHIBITED:
Banaras: Eternity Watches Time - Manu Parekh, Berkeley Square Gallery, Osborne Samuel and Saffronart at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2007

PUBLISHED:
Banaras: Eternity Watches Time, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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