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Akbar Padamsee
(1928 - 2020)

Nude



Born in Mumbai in 1928, Akbar Padamsee graduated from the Sir J J School of Arts in 1951, with a Diploma in Painting, following which he went to live and work in France. In 1952, he was awarded a prize by Andre Breton on behalf of the Journale d’Art. Padamsee’s first solo exhibition was held in Paris in the same year at Galerie Saint Placide.

Padamsee’s pioneering spirit has allowed him to experiment with a wide range of media, from...



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  Lot 50 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 54,00,000
$88,525

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Akbar Padamsee
Nude

Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1992
Oil on canvas
54 x 36 in (137.2 x 91.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Corporate Collection, India

PUBLISHED:
The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives, ed. Yashodhara Dalmia, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2001
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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