Manu Parekh

Banaras Sunshine (Tryptic)

Lot No
Oil on canvas
36 x 180 in.
Rs. 25,00,000 - 35,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 27,83,000

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Signed & Dated : Bottom Left

Provenance : From a private Mumbai collection

Exhibited : Manu Parekh, Banaras, Eternity Watches Time, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai - Organized by Berkeley Square Gallery & Osborne Samuel In association with SaffronArt

Published : Manu Parekh, Banaras, Eternity Watches Time, Mapin Publishing and Lund Humphries

This lot includes a signed copy of the publication

Condition : The work is in good condition and has never been res

about artist

Manu Parekh, born in Ahmedabad in 1939 in Gujarat, had his initiation in drawing and painting under Mukund Shroff. He got the Diploma in Drawing & Painting from Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai, in 1962. He started as a stage actor and designed stage sets. Later he joined the Weavers' Service Centre, Mumbai, as an art designer. He has held several solo shows in India and internationally, apart from participating in a number of group exhibitions. He has been Member of the Society of Contemporary Artists, Kolkata; the General Council, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and the Advisory Committee, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. He was awarded the Padma Shree in 1992. Known to be a modernist painter, his art confronts the viewer by a combination of the unexpected and the planned. His surreal landscapes, fecund and sensual, express libidinous imagery of part-bird-part-woman-part-vegetation; growing in and out of one another. His use of imagery is metamorphic.