Manjit Bawa (India, 1941-2008) Life,
Lot 364
Manjit Bawa
(India, 1941-2008)
Life,
£20,000 - 30,000
US$ 31,000 - 47,000

Lot Details
Manjit Bawa (India, 1941-2008)
Life, oil on board, titled lower centre, signed Manjit lower right, framed, 61 x 91.4cm (24 x 36in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Private UK Collection; acquired directly from the artist, thence by descent.

    This work was excectued in the late 1960s and is the earlist work by the artist to appear in auction.

    Manjit Bawa came to England in 1967 and worked as a silkscreen artist until 1971. When he first arrived in London, Bawa had nowhere to stay and one day found himself speaking with someone who, coincidently, shared his last name. Due to this surprising revelation, Manjit and Mr. Bawa lived together for a few years. Once Manjit was about to depart from London, he thanked his friend for his kindness and gifted him with the current work.
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