Born in 1920 in Baroda, Sadanand Bakre was among the least known of the members of the Progressive Artists' Group. He was a graduate of the Sir J J School of Art in Mumbai, where he studied sculpture. His talent was recognised and he was encouraged to excel in his art by many, including the leading art critic Rudy von Leyden, who introduced him to the modernist movements in America and Europe. Like many of his generation, Bakre's development as...
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EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
17 FEBRUARY 2017
Rs 2,00,000 - 3,00,000
$3,035 - 4,550
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)
Signed 'Bakre', signed again and dated in Devnagari (lower left); inscribed 'S. K. BAKRE' and signed and dated again in Devnagari (on the reverse)
21.75 x 17.5 in (55 x 44.7 cm)
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, Barcelona
Private Collection, North India
Height of Figure: 6'