Top 20e Indian art of the century is always in demand. Whether for aesthetic value or investment purposes, collectors buy and bid forr classic Indian artworks brilliantly. Fueling this interest, Saffronart, one of India’s leading auction houses, is back with its annual summer online auction, which will feature 109 works by some of the biggest names in the southern art world. – modern and contemporary Asian. This edition of the auction is not only about the sale of remarkable works of art. It’s about buying masterpieces— think of some of the most important works of legends such as SH Raza, FN Souza, Jehangir Sabavala, Akbar Padamsee, Ram Kumar and MF Husain.
Iconic works of art for sale
Many of these works were created at pivotal periods in the lives of these distinguished artists. For example, the headliner of the auction, which will run for 24 hours from June 22-23, is Raza’s congocreated in 1965. The famous painting, which showcases the artist’s swirling strokes, radiant hues and movement, depicts a period of transformation in the artist’s style where he focused more on evoking emotions through his work than on the refinement of his physical attributes.
Chez Souza Countryside, a rare oil on canvas from 1962 which appears for the first time at auction, comes from a very fruitful period in the colorful career of the prolific modernist. It is believed that Souza began creating more landscapes after moving to England in 1949, with this particular work making a somber statement with its rather haunting cityscape, washed-out sky and disjointed network of buildings, presenting a juxtaposition of stillness. and volatility.
“These works represent milestones in the artists’ distinctive careers and have exceptional provenance, providing an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to own a masterpiece,” said Dinesh Vazirani, CEO and Co-Founder of Saffronart.