Lot 38
 
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Bhuri Bai    


Untitled

Signed in Devnagari (lower right)
Acrylic on canvas
44 x 57 in (111.7 x 144.7 cm)


When she was young, Bhuri Bai would visit the local fairs that travelled to her village, and the colours she saw at these events inspired her to paint on paper and canvas using a distinctive, vibrant palette. women in her tribe to paint on paper and canvas, Bhuri Bai's works have been exhibited all over the world. A leading name in tribal Indian art, her works are vibrant and often depict the conflicing dynamics between men and women, and the relationship shared by men and animals in both rural and urban spaces. In the present lot, for example, she depicts how elephants and tribals work together in the fields.




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  Lot 38 of 75  

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

Estimate
Rs 50,000 - 70,000
$930 - 1,300

RESERVE NOT MET













 



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