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Lot 41
Sakti Burman | Untitled, 2010

Date of Birth: 1935

Medium: Oil and acrylic on canvas

Size: 48 x 48 inches, 122 x 122 cms

Signed by: Signed and dated ‘Sakti Burman, Jaipur 11.3.2010’ on lower right

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

Estimate: ₹ 40,00,000 - ₹ 50,00,000


Sakti Burman was born in 1935 in Kolkata and studied at the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata and later at the École Nationale des Beaux Arts in Paris. Burman is a multifaceted artist, working in medium like painting, sculpture and prints. He is known for his surreal watercolours. His art takes us to the fictional world of mythical creatures and clowns which appear like part of a live performance. There are multiple stories in a single frame generated from his exposure to Indian and western sensibilities. He has exhibited at several international platforms like Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Piccadilly Gallery, London; Galerie Doucetet Coutureau, Paris; Galleria Nuovo Sagittario, Milan; Galerie Sagar, Zurich and many more in India and abroad. The artist is now settled in Paris.