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Manu Parekh
(1939)

Bright Evening Sky



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 colourful 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 57 of 80  

SPRING ART AUCTION
28-29 MARCH 2012

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$34,440
Rs 16,87,560

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Manu Parekh
Bright Evening Sky

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
2004
Acrylic and oil on canvas
60 x 71.5 in (152.4 x 181.6 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Banaras: Painting the Sacred City, Manu Parekh, Penguin Books India, New Delhi, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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