B. Vithal

Untitled

Lot No
105
Medium
Oil on canvas
Year
1986
Size
49 x 66 in.
Estimate
Rs. 2,00,000 - 3,00,000

Winning Bid

₹ 9,84,324

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Signed & Dated : Bottom Right

Exhibited : ‘B Vithal - The Painter’ Solo Exhibition at Dhoomimal Art Centre, Delhi.

Published : ‘B Vithal - The Painter’ Solo Exhibition Catalogue by Dhoomimal Art Centre, Delhi, pg. 4.

Provenance : Property from a private collection based in Delhi. Artwork was acquired by the present owner from Dhoomimal Art Centre.

Artwork Size

Height of the figure - 6ft

about artist

Vithal was born in Maharashtra in 1935. He completed his bachelors from Sir J.J School of Art, Mumbai where trained to be a painter and sculptor. His compositions like many of his contemporaries at the time centre on the volatility of the human as well animal forms. He was married to fellow artist B Prabha in 1956, whose works resemble those of her husband’s human forms. He works canvasses as well as sculptures of the animal forms. His themes have a wide range from humans and animals incorporated with elements from his locale in Maharashtra.

Vithal lived and passed away in Mumbai, 1992.