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S H Raza
Bombay from Malabar Hill


This unusually large watercolour painted by Raza during his early years as an artist, won the Gold Medal at the Bombay Art Society's Diamond Jubilee exhibition in December 1948. Raza was awarded the Gold Medal for best work in this exhibition for this and three other watercolour landscapes. It also won a money prize for "best local landscape in water-colour." The Weber family recalls that Mr. Weber, who had encouraged Raza to paint the scene of...



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  Lot 15 of 77  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
16 FEBRUARY 2017

Estimate
Rs 15,00,000 - 20,00,000
$22,730 - 30,305


Winning Bid
Rs 1,08,00,000
$163,636

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Bombay from Malabar Hill
Signed and dated 'S.H.RAZA 48' (lower right)
1948
Gouache on board
23.5 x 35.25 in (59.5 x 89.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Bombay Art Society in December 1948
Emil Weber collection, Basel
Thence by descent
Heinz Weber, Basel and Rosemarie Herbrand-Weber, Munich

EXHIBITED:
Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, Bombay: Bombay Art Society, December 1948

PUBLISHED:
Manu Thacker and G Venkatachalam, Present-day Painters of India, Bombay: Sudhangshu Publications, circa1950s, pl. 11 (illustrated)
Rizio Yohannan Raj, "From View to Vision," Frontline, 2 September 2016, online (illustrated)
Suhas Bahulkar, The Bombay Art Society (1888 - 2016) : History and Voyage, Mumbai: The Bombay Art Society, 2017, p.93 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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