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Lot 1
Om Prakash Sharma | Unknown Shrine, 2009

Date of Birth: 1932 - 2019

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Size: 48 x 36 inches, 122 x 91.5 cms

Signed by: Signed and dated 'Om Prakash 2009' on lower right and on verso

Provenance: Collection of a reputed art gallery, New Delhi

Estimate: ₹ 8,00,000 - ₹ 10,00,000


Om Prakash Sharma:

Born in 1932 in Bawal, Haryana, Om Prakash Sharma is a modernist who did post-graduation in Fine Arts at Columbia University in 1966. Sharma is known to have painted several abstract paintings in his career, experimenting with Neo-Tantric art movement of the 1960’s and creating a series of ragamala paintings based on the eponymous theme. Sharma passed away on 18th July 2019.