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Nilima Sheikh
Dying Ravan


Nilima Sheikh describes herself as part of the third generation of artists who have engaged with Indian traditions. To be specific, there was the generation of Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose and Benode Behari Mukherjee followed by the one of their student K G Subramanyan from whom she has sought inspiration.

The artist, trained initially in Western-style oil painting, has spent almost all of her student and professional life in...



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  Lot 17 of 80  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
3-4 DECEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
$4,308
Rs 2,58,480

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Nilima Sheikh
Dying Ravan
Initialed and dated in Devnagari (lower right)
2005
Tempera on Sanganeri paper pasted on board
14.5 x 26.5 in (36.8 x 67.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Bodhi Art, New Delhi
Property of a Lady, New Delhi

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Angkor: The Silent Centuries, organized by Bodhi Art and Gallery Threshold at Bodhi Art, New Delhi, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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