Lot 29
 
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a) Paani Jahaj Hai
b) Bus Ka Intezar Kar Ke Thak Gaye
c) Rail Me Chad Kar Ja Rahein Hai Rajkumar, Ghassu Aur Main
d) Rail Mundi
e) Bus Me Baithe Hain, Rajkumar, Guru Bhai, Shanti Bai Teeno

Signed in Devnagari and dated in English (verso)
2007
Watercolour on paper pasted on printed cloth
10.5 x 14.5 in (each)
26.7 x 36.8 cm (each)

(Set of five)


Shanti Bai has been practicing 'godhna' or the art of tattooing since she was a child. It was only recently that she adapted the style and designs of this art form, traditionally used to mark the bodies of the Baiga women of the Gond community, to her art works on paper and canvas.




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  Lot 29 of 75  

24-HOUR AUCTION: INDIAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ART AND OBJECTS
21-22 AUGUST 2012

Estimate
Rs 40,000 - 50,000
$745 - 930

Winning Bid
Rs 43,416
$804
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)










 



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