Manjit Bawa

Untitled

Lot No
58
Medium
Pen on paper
Year
1998
Size
14.5 x 21
Estimate
Rs. 6,00,000 - 8,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 6,67,920

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Signed & Dated: Bottom Right

Provenance : From a private Delhi based collection, arrtwork was acquired by the present owner from Vadehra Art Gallery

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

about artist

Manjit Bawa was born in Dhuri, Punjab, in 1941. He studied at the College of Art. New Delhi, and then did his diploma in Silk Screen-Printing at the London School of Printing, Essex. From 1967 to 1971 he worked as a silk screen printer in London. A figurative painter right from the beginning of his career, Manjit Bawa had solo shows in India and internationally, including the UK and Spain. He was the visiting faculty of the College of Art, New Delhi. He participated in 'Contemporary Indian Art' at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 1982, "Modem Indian Painting' at Hirschom Museum, Washington D.C., in 1982, 'Contemporary Indian Art' at the Grey Art Gallery, New York, in 1986, and 'Coup de Coeur' at Halles de Ulle, Geneva, 1987. The renowned painter was in coma for nearly three years, after he suffered a stroke, died in December 2008.