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Manjit Bawa
Man Dreaming and Animal


Manjit Bawa is famed for his supple, pneumatic figures superimposed on monochromatic backgrounds. Artists have varyingly termed this suppleness as “reconstruction” (Prabhakar Kolte) and “a physical mutation” (J.Swaminathan)—but in no way a distortion or dislocation. Bawa has drawn from the Pahari miniature painting tradition, in terms of the delicacy of line and the subdued colour—and personalised it to blend into his artisticidiom. “...Bawa is...



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  Lot 65 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Manjit Bawa
Man Dreaming and Animal
Signed in English, Urdu and Punjabi (verso)
Oil on canvas
34.5 x 51.5 in (87.6 x 130.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, North India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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