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Bhupen Khakhar
The Black Sari



Bhupen Khakhar is remembered as an iconoclast and a maverick, a man who never did what was expected, and who was open about his views on everything – from social sectarianism to his own homosexuality, all of which are reflected in his works. Born in 1934, Khakhar began his career in art fairly late in life, at the age of 38. Then a practicing chartered accountant, he joined the M.S. University at Baroda to study art criticism in his late...



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  Lot 44 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 7,80,000
$12,787

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Bhupen Khakhar
The Black Sari
Signed and dated in Gujarati (lower right) and inscribed in English (verso)
1995
Watercolour on paper
13 x 11.5 in (33 x 29.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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