Akbar Padamsee

Metascape - Mirror Image (Diptych)

Lot No
45
Medium
Oil on canvas
Year
2004
Size
60 x 60
Estimate
Rs. 3,00,00,000 - 4,00,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 4,49,57,494

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Signed & Dated : Bottom Right

Published : Akbar Padamsee Work in Language by Marg Publication in Association with Pundole Art Gallery, pg.204

Provenance : From an important Delhi based collection, property was originally acquired from Christie’s, 2006.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

Akbar Padamsee an inveterate modernist, was born in 1928 and received his diploma from the Sir J.J. School of Art in Mumbai. He left for Paris in 1951 and lived and worked there till his return in 1967. Among several shows he has had major retrospectives in Mumbai and New Delhi in 1980. He has participated in the exhibitions, Seven Indian Painters, Gallery One, London in 1958'Intemational Biennales at Venice; Sao Paulo and Tokyo; Museum of Modem Art, Oxford, 1981; Royal Academy of Arts, Festival of India, London 1982;Indian Artists in France, Paris 1985 among others. In 1967 he was invited as Artist-in Residence by the Stout State University, Wisconsin, USA. Padamsee lives and works in Mumbai.