V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1974 | Saffronart ALIVE ( 17 September 2020)

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1974 | Saffronart ALIVE ( 17 September 2020)

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani describes how V S Gaitonde, arguably one of India's greatest modernists, arrived at his unique style of painting as seen in this luminescent and enigmatic blue-green canvas that he painted in 1974.

Akbar Padamsee and Adi Davierwalla: A Friendship | Summer Online Auction (24 - 25 June 2020)

Akbar Padamsee and Adi Davierwalla: A Friendship | Summer Online Auction (24 - 25 June 2020)

In the 1960s, Akbar Padamsee and Adi Davierwalla each expressed a wish to acquire a work of art by the other. Davierwalla selected an enigmatic 1962 oil on canvas painting by Padamsee, which depicts the portrait of a woman set against a gestural landscape. In exchange for this painting, Padamsee chose a beautiful 14-inch 1961 bronze sculpture by Davierwalla titled Fleurs du Mal. These works, which stayed in the artists' respective collections for much of their lives, represent a special connection of friendship and respect between two great artists, and feature in Saffronart's Summer Online Auction on 24 - 25 June 2020.

Amrita Sher-Gil, Boys with Lemons, 1935 | Spring Live Auction (5 March 2020)

Amrita Sher-Gil, Boys with Lemons, 1935 | Spring Live Auction (5 March 2020)

Minal Vazirani, Saffronart President and Co-founder, details the journey of this 1935 painting by Amrita Sher-Gil, and how the artist arrived at the colours, subjects and themes in this charming work.

S H Raza | Winter Online Auction (9-10 December 2019)

S H Raza | Winter Online Auction (9-10 December 2019)

Dinesh Vazirani takes you through 'Paysage' (1960), 'La Terre 3' (1970) and 'Bindu - Nad' (2005), three important paintings that chart the artistic journey of S H Raza, one of India's foremost modernists. These works feature in our upcoming Winter Online Auction and will be open for bidding on 9-10 December 2019.

Highlights from Mapping a Legacy of Indian Jewels | 11-12 October 2019

Highlights from Mapping a Legacy of Indian Jewels | 11-12 October 2019

A glimpse into Saffronart's 2nd jewellery conference Mapping a Legacy of Indian Jewels on 11-12 October 2019 at Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai

Bhupen Khakhar, Tradesman, 1986 | Evening Sale, New Delhi Live, 12 September 2019

Bhupen Khakhar, Tradesman, 1986 | Evening Sale, New Delhi Live, 12 September 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani takes you through Tradesman, a 1986 painting by Bhupen Khakhar, in which the artist captures the ordinary, everyman and elevates him in our imagination.

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1982 | Evening Sale, New Delhi Live, 12 September 2019

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1982 | Evening Sale, New Delhi Live, 12 September 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about V S Gaitonde, one of India's greatest modernists, and this 1982 canvas, painted during his most prolific period. Demonstrating the artist's precise and deliberate technique, this work also exemplifies how Gaitonde's art and the very act of painting was rooted in his spiritual philosophies.

Tyeb Mehta, Reclining Figure with Bull's Head, 1963 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

Tyeb Mehta, Reclining Figure with Bull's Head, 1963 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

This monumental work by Tyeb Mehta represents the artist’s early exploration with form, colour, and texture. Estimated at INR 4 – 6 crores, it is an important precursor to Mehta’s seminal figurative works that he perfected in later years

F N Souza, Untitled (Hampstead), 1964 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

F N Souza, Untitled (Hampstead), 1964 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

Saffronart's Abha Housego reveals the story behind this 1964 painting by F N Souza, depicting Hampstead Village as he envisioned in his unique, personal style. Never seen before in the public eye, this painting goes on sale in our Summer Online Auction on 12-13 June 2019.

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1970 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1970 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about an Untitled work by V S Gaitonde painted in an earthy colour palette with the artist's trademark calligraphic forms floating on the canvas, providing an ethereal quality to the work.

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1958 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1958 | Summer Online Auction, 12-13 June 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about an Untitled painting by V S Gaitonde from 1958. ? Painted when the artist first began veering into a “non-objective” mode of painting, this work is poised at the beginning of Gaitonde’s journey into pure abstraction that made him the highly coveted artist he is among collectors today.?

S H Raza, Jaipur and Jodhpur, 1976 | Spring Online Auction, 27-28 March 2019

S H Raza, Jaipur and Jodhpur, 1976 | Spring Online Auction, 27-28 March 2019

Saffronart CEO Dinesh Vazirani talks about the significance of S H Raza's paintings Jaipur and Jodhpur, and their role in the artist's journey of self-discovery.

 Raja Ravi Varma, Hanuman's Discourse | Spring Online Auction, 27-28 March 2019

Raja Ravi Varma, Hanuman's Discourse | Spring Online Auction, 27-28 March 2019

Saffronart Senior Vice President Punya Nagpal talks about Hanuman's Discourse, a painting by Raja Ravi Varma, centred on characters from the Ramayana, and the skillful manner in which he portrays the characters.

 V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1973 | Spring Live Auction, 26 March 2019

V S Gaitonde, Untitled, 1973 | Spring Live Auction, 26 March 2019

Saffronart President and Co-founder Minal Vazirani talks about V S Gaitonde's journey into becoming one of India's finest abstract artists, and his mesmerizing 1973 work where he achieves a balance and spiritual harmony.

Raja Ravi Varma, 1881 | Spring Live Auction, 26 March 2019

Raja Ravi Varma, 1881 | Spring Live Auction, 26 March 2019

Senior Vice President Punya Nagpal describes this rare masterpiece by Raja Ravi Varma, illustrating the welcoming party for the 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Temple-Grenville, on his official visit to Travancore, in 1880.

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