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Lot 128
Manjit Bawa
Gandhari


Gandhari, the figure depicted in this painting, is drawn from the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. She was wed to Dhritarashtra, the king who is crowned despite his blindness. When she learned of his condition, she decides to join him in his "world of darkness" and wear a blindfold which she will never remove. Gandhari was also depicted as the mother of a hundred sons, who were all killed in battle and the epic tells of an all- powerful grief,...



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  Lot 128 of 187  

AUCTION 2002 (DECEMBER)
1-4 DECEMBER 2002

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Gandhari
Signed and dated in English (reverse)
1998
Oil on canvas
23.5 x 22 in (59.7 x 55.9 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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