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N S Bendre
Black Flower Vase

The present lot is a rare and unusual still life by N S Bendre, who primarily painted pointillist landscapes and village women often in rural settings. Painted in 1960, Black Flower Vase depicts the eponymous vase filled with a bouquet of pink flowers, rendered in heavy brushstrokes, while a geometric arrangement of yellow and black colour planes denotes the juxtaposition of light and shadow in the background.

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N S Bendre
Black Flower Vase
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right)
Oil on canvas pasted on board
25.75 x 23.75 in (65.5 x 60.2 cm)

Saffronart, Mumbai, 26 March 2019, lot 32
Property from an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Ram Chatterji, Bendre: The Painter and the Person, Bombay: The Bendre Foundation for Art and Culture & Indus Corporation, 1990 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


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