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Akbar Padamsee
Untitled


Following the 1970s and the early 1980s, when mythical landscapes and quiet cityscapes dominated Akbar PadamseeÆs 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 1950s, the reverence with which the artist approached the portrait, particularly of the solitary figure, remained constant.

In the present lot, a dark 1987portrait of a...



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  Lot 36 of 90  

24-HOUR ONLINE ABSOLUTE AUCTION
10-11 JULY 2012

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1987
Oil on canvas
29.5 x 29.5 in (74.9 x 74.9 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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