Auction preview in pictures: Highlights from Astaguru's upcoming sale of Modern Indian Art

View all 40 lots to go under the hammer on the Astaguru website of the Modern Indian Art auction, set to be held from the 27th – 28th March, 2019.

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Manjit Bawa. Lot No 39. This work elucidates the master painter’s artistic vision and identity, which was Indian at its core. Estimated value: ₹3 – ₹4 crore.
Manjit Bawa. Lot No 39. This work elucidates the master painter’s artistic vision and identity, which was Indian at its core. Estimated value: ₹3 – ₹4 crore.
Bikash Bhattacharya’s The ‘Doll’ series. Lot No 40. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹60 lakh.
Bikash Bhattacharya’s The ‘Doll’ series. Lot No 40. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹60 lakh.
Raktakarabi by Ganesh Pyne. Inspired by Tagore’s play by the same title, Pyne painted this when he was just 20 years old, making it one of his most important works. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹60 lakh.
Raktakarabi by Ganesh Pyne. Inspired by Tagore’s play by the same title, Pyne painted this when he was just 20 years old, making it one of his most important works. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹60 lakh.
A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose by Jehangir Sabavala. Lot No 30. This floral work by India’s master cubist, painted in 1966, proclaims his technical deftness. Estimated value: ₹1,36,00,000 - ₹2,04,00,000.
A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose by Jehangir Sabavala. Lot No 30. This floral work by India’s master cubist, painted in 1966, proclaims his technical deftness. Estimated value: ₹1,36,00,000 - ₹2,04,00,000.
Last Howl from The Cross ‘Crucifixion’ by FN Souza. Lot No 35. This work from 1963 posits Catholicism’s impact on the artist. Estimated value: ₹4 – ₹6 crore.
Last Howl from The Cross ‘Crucifixion’ by FN Souza. Lot No 35. This work from 1963 posits Catholicism’s impact on the artist. Estimated value: ₹4 – ₹6 crore.
La Terre by SH Raza. Lot No 26. This work signifies the evolution of SH Raza’s vocabulary, as the artist's ‘bindu’ emerged shortly after this. Estimated value: ₹3 – ₹3.9 crore.
La Terre by SH Raza. Lot No 26. This work signifies the evolution of SH Raza’s vocabulary, as the artist's ‘bindu’ emerged shortly after this. Estimated value: ₹3 – ₹3.9 crore.
Benaras in Black & White (diptych) by Manu Parekh. Lot No 27. Shown at the retrospective, Manu Parekh: 60 Years of Selected Works at National Gallery of Modern Art. Estimated value: ₹30 - ₹40 lakh.
Benaras in Black & White (diptych) by Manu Parekh. Lot No 27. Shown at the retrospective, Manu Parekh: 60 Years of Selected Works at National Gallery of Modern Art. Estimated value: ₹30 - ₹40 lakh.
Benaras in Black & White (diptych) by Manu Parekh. Lot No 27. Shown at the retrospective, Manu Parekh: 60 Years of Selected Works at National Gallery of Modern Art. Estimated value: ₹30 - ₹40 lakh.
Benaras in Black & White (diptych) by Manu Parekh. Lot No 27. Shown at the retrospective, Manu Parekh: 60 Years of Selected Works at National Gallery of Modern Art. Estimated value: ₹30 - ₹40 lakh.
Reclining Arjuna by Nandalal Bose. Lot No 1. A national treasure and one of very few artworks from the silk on tempera series to ever be auctioned. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹ 60 lakh.
Reclining Arjuna by Nandalal Bose. Lot No 1. A national treasure and one of very few artworks from the silk on tempera series to ever be auctioned. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹ 60 lakh.
VS Gaitonde: Lot No 23. Originally from the Collection of Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan, this work was on the cover of the seminal exhibition, Image-Beyond Image (1997). Estimated value: ₹8 – ₹10 crore.
VS Gaitonde: Lot No 23. Originally from the Collection of Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan, this work was on the cover of the seminal exhibition, Image-Beyond Image (1997). Estimated value: ₹8 – ₹10 crore.
Crucifix by Adi Davierwala. Lot No(3) 1. The third largest work to be created by Davierwala. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹50 lakh.
Crucifix by Adi Davierwala. Lot No(3) 1. The third largest work to be created by Davierwala. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹50 lakh.
Crucifix by Adi Davierwala. Lot No(3) 2. The third largest work to be created by Davierwala. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹50 lakh.
Crucifix by Adi Davierwala. Lot No(3) 2. The third largest work to be created by Davierwala. Estimated value: ₹40 - ₹50 lakh.

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