Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art

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Open: By Appointment


Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art

New York

Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art
Auction: Tue 16 Mar 2021
Exhibition: - Mon 15 Mar 2021
By Appointment


This sale of Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art is led by two paintings – Vasudeo S. Gaitonde’s Untitled (1962) and Jehangir Sabavala’s Lone Vigil (1989), which have both been in their respective private collections for more than three decades. The auction features property from other significant private collections, including the Patwant Singh and Romen & Rasil Basu Family Collection and that of renowned art critic George Butcher. Other auction highlights include paintings by Akbar Padamsee, Sayed Haider Raza, Maqbool Fida Husain, Francis Newton Souza and Jagdish Swaminathan, a selection of sculptures led by Meera Mukherjee’s Untitled (Benaras Ghat), and an array of works from the esteemed Bengal School of Art. Our upcoming sale has many gems to offer to collectors of every stripe, with each work carefully chosen from the diverse corpus of South Asian Art created in the twentieth century.

Following the guidelines for the Phase Four reopening of Manhattan, we are able to accommodate clients in our building by appointment only. The exhibition for this sale will open on 11 March and will close on 15 March. To schedule an appointment please click here or contact or +1 212 606 7171. You can read more about our safety requirements here.

For assistance with bidding and registration, please contact:

+1 212 606 7000

For all enquiries please contact:

Manjari Sihare-Sutin

Assistant Vice President

Specialist and Head of Sale, New York

+1 212 894 1983


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