Born in Baroda in 1920, Sadanand Bakre was a leading Modernist and one of the members of the Bombay Progressive Artists’ Group, known for his innovative sculpting techniques. When his family moved to Bombay, Bakre joined the Gokhale Education Society school. Noticed by his drawing teacher and encouraged to paint, he took up painting seriously. He held his first solo exhibition of drawings of figures, pastel work, still life, water colour...
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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 right); inscribed 'S. K. BAKRE' and signed and dated again in Devnagari (on the reverse)
17.25 x 21.75 in (44 x 55 cm)
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, Barcelona
Private Collection, North India
Height of Figure: 6'