Badri Narayan

(a) Magic Flower, (b) The Cockerel, (c) The Boat, (d) King And Queen

Lot No
60
Medium
Pen on paper
Year
2006
Size
a,b,c) 10.5 x 13.5 & d) 14.25 x 10.25
Estimate
Rs. 4,00,000 - 6,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 3,45,000

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Signed : Bottom Right

This lot is a set of 4 works

Provenance : From a private Mumbai based collection, property was acquired by the present owner from Gallery Beyond, Mumbai.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

Born in July 1929, in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, Badri Narayan's wonderful work has been showcased in several prestigious exhibitions, including the Asian Artists Exhibition, Tokyo (1957); 'Art Now in India', New Castle, England and Ghent, Belgium (1966); 'India Art Today', Darmstadt,West Germany (1982), among others. The solo shows of this self-taught artist have been held in India, Germany and the USA, apart from featuring in the Biennales of Paris (1961); and the Biennale of Prints, Tokyo, (1966-67). He won the Lalit Kala Akademi award in 1965. He draws from Indian mythology and metaphors and has been influenced by the Indian miniature tradition. His autobiographical perspective appears is a core theme in his work His paintings are narrative. He has once stated: "I have picked up’ the imagery that surrounds me, the one I amborn into, and it comes naturally.”