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Lot 51
Akbar Padamsee
(1928 - 2020)

Lying Nude



Padamsee "would paint his nude women entirely in a modernist idiom, bringing about not only their own reality but also a compassionate humanism." (Yashodhara Dalmia, `The Making of Modern Indian Art`, Oxford University Press)

Padamsee`s progression in his art to stark-line drawings, to charcoal on canvas and then to monochromatic, sepia-toned paintings such as this one, appear "stripped of all the revelry of paint, as they convey an...



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  Lot 51 of 127  

AUCTION 2003 (MAY)
6-8 MAY 2003

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Lying Nude

Signed and dated in English (upper left)
2000
Oil on canvas
28 x 41.5 in (71.1 x 105.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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