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Lot 38
B. Prabha | Untitled, 1974

Date of Birth: 1933 - 2001

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 35 x 46.5 inches, 89 x 118 cms

Signed by: Signed and dated in Devnagari ‘B. Prabha 1974’ on center right

Provenance: Collection of a reputed art gallery, New Delhi. Acquired from Astaguru auction, April 2022

Estimate: ₹ 35,00,000 - ₹ 45,00,000


As a young artist, B. Prabha moved to Mumbai and studied at the Sir J.J. School of Art. She was a multifaceted artist who had interests in both music and art. Her marriage with B. Vithal had significant impact on her art. After marriage, her style evolved from abstraction to figurative. She portrayed her rural women with simplicity and strength. She also held her first exhibition with her husband B. Vithal in 1956 and participated in more than 50 exhibitions in India and abroad

Acquired from Astaguru auction, April 2022