South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 20.03.2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) The Fertility Goddess signed and dated 'Souza 87' (upper right); further inscribed 'THE FERTILITY GODDESS' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 47 ¾ x 23 7/8 in. (121.3 x 60.6 cm.) Painted in 1987 Provenance

Lot #: 413

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Untitled (Head) signed and dated 'Souza 61' (center left) oil on silk laid on plywood 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1961 Provenance Kumar Gallery, New Delhi Private Collection, Kolkata Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2011

Lot #: 418

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Untitled (Portrait of Frank Norman) signed and dated 'Souza 62' (center left) oil on cloth 44 x 32 1/8 in. (111.8 x 81.5 cm.) Painted in 1962 Provenance Gift from the artist to Frank Norman, 1962 Thence by descent

Lot #: 421

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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JOGEN CHOWDHURY (B. 1939)

JOGEN CHOWDHURY (B. 1939) Untitled initialed and dated in Bengali (upper left); initialed and dated in Bengali (lower edge) felt tip pen on paper 9 1/8 x 7 3/8 in. (23.2 x 18.7 cm.); 9 ¾ x 7 ½ in. (24.8 x 19.1 cm.) Executed in 1992; two works on paper 2 Provenance

Lot #: 428

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011)

MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011) Untitled (Red Horses) signed in Hindi (lower right) oil on canvas 36¼ x 50 1/8 in. (92.1 x 127.3 cm.) Painted circa 1970s Provenance The Collection of Mukund and Neerja Lath, Jaipur Osian's Mumbai, 19 January 2008, lot 79 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 442

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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SAILOZ MOOKHERJEA (1907-1960)

SAILOZ MOOKHERJEA (1907-1960) Untitled (Woman in Sari) signed ‘Sailoz’ (lower right) pastel on paper 21 ¾ x 15 in. (53.3 x 38 cm.) Provenance Sotheby's New York, 22 September 2000, lot 243 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 452

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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SADEQUAIN (1930-1987)

SADEQUAIN (1930-1987) Untitled signed and dated ‘SADEQUAIN 79’ (upper right) oil, pencil and felt tip pen on canvas 52 ¼ x 29 1/8 in. (132 x 74 cm.) Painted in 1979 Provenance Formerly from the Collection of Syed Abid Ali Canvas Gallery, Karachi Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2007

Lot #: 468

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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KRISHNA REDDY (1925-2018)

KRISHNA REDDY (1925-2018) Seated Figure and The Runners; Clown Forming signed, titled and inscribed 'Artist's Proof 7/10 "Seated Figure & The Runners" A. Krishna Reddy.'; signed and numbered '21/100 A. Krishna Reddy' (lower edge) mixed color intaglio on paper 7 x 13 ½ in. (17.8 x 34.3 cm.) plate; 19

Lot #: 469

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011)

MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011) Untitled (Horses) signed in Hindi and initialed in Urdu (lower right) oil on canvas 50 x 81 in. (127 x 205.7 cm.) Painted circa early 1960s Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, Bombay, 1969 Thence by descent

Lot #: 416

Estimate: US$700,000 - US$900,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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AKBAR PADAMSEE (B. 1928)

AKBAR PADAMSEE (B. 1928) Jeune femme aux cheveux noirs, la tête inclinée signed and dated 'PADAMSEE 62' (upper left) oil on canvas 35 7/8 x 28 5/8 in. (91.3 x 72.8 cm.) Painted in 1962 Provenance André Pacitti, Galerie Pacitti, Paris Libert, 26 October 2006, lot 135 Christie's, New York, 23 March

Lot #: 422

Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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RAMESHWAR BROOTA (B. 1941)

RAMESHWAR BROOTA (B. 1941) The Other Space signed, dated, inscribed and titled 'R Broota / '92 / RAMESHWAR BROOTA / TRIVENI KALA SANGAM / 205 TANSEN MARG, N. DEL / 'THE OTHER SPACE'' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 69 7/8 x 100 1/8 in. (177.5 x 254.3 cm.) Painted in 1992 Provenance Vadehra Art

Lot #: 430

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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SYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016)

SYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016) La Mer signed and dated 'RAZA '74' (lower right) acrylic on canvas 48 ¼ x 48 ¼ in. (122.5 x 122.5 cm.) Painted in 1974 Provenance Galleria Matuzia, San Remo Acquired from the above by an Italian collector, 1975 Sotheby's, New York, 24 March 2010, lot 146 Acquired from

Lot #: 433

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Still Life with Chalice and Host signed, titled and dated 'F N SOUZA / STILL LIFE WITH CHALICE & HOST / 1953' (on the reverse) oil on board 36 x 24 in. (91.4 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1953 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 439

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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SYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016)

SYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016) Plein Soleil signed and dated 'RAZA '61' (lower right); further signed, inscribed, dated and titled 'RAZA / P_372 '61 / 30 F / "Plein Soleil"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 36 ¼ x 28 7/8 in. (92.1 x 73.3 cm.) Painted in 1961 Provenance Galerie Lara Vincy, Paris Acquired

Lot #: 443

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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VASUDEO S. GAITONDE (1924-2001)

VASUDEO S. GAITONDE (1924-2001) Untitled signed and dated in Marathi (lower left) ink and watercolor on card 9 x 9 in. (22.9 x 22.9 cm.) Executed in 1953 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, 1991

Lot #: 446

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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JOGEN CHOWDHURY (B. 1939)

JOGEN CHOWDHURY (B. 1939) Boats and Shadowed Rainbow and Other Stories initialed and dated in Bengali (lower right); further inscribed, titled and dated 'ARTIST: JOGEN CHOWDHURY / (SANTINIKETAN) / W. BENGAL. INDIA / TITLE: BOATS AND SHADOWED / RAINBOW AND OTHER / STORIES / MEDIUM: OIL ON CANVAS

Lot #: 462

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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RANJANI SHETTAR (B. 1977)

RANJANI SHETTAR (B. 1977) Remanence from Last Night's Dream carved rosewood, lacquered wood and pigments 42 ½ x 4 x 4 in. (108 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm.) Executed in 2011 Provenance Talwar Gallery, New York Private Collection

Lot #: 474

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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ARPITA SINGH (B. 1937)

ARPITA SINGH (B. 1937) Ashvamedha signed and dated 'ARPITA SINGH 2008' (center left), titled in Hindi and titled 'Ashvamedha' (upper edge); further signed and dated 'ARPITA SINGH / 2008' (on the reverse) three times oil on canvas; triptych 60 x 108 ½ in. (152.4 x 275.6 cm.) Painted in 2008

Lot #: 480

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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HEMENDRANATH MAZUMDAR (1894-1948)

HEMENDRANATH MAZUMDAR (1894-1948) Untitled (Woman in Moonlight) signed 'H. MAZUMDAR' (lower left) oil on canvas 29 7/8 x 19 ½ in. (75.9 x 49.5 cm.) Painted circa 1930s Provenance Private Collection, Great Neck, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 401

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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HEMENDRANATH MAZUMDAR (1894-1948)

HEMENDRANATH MAZUMDAR (1894-1948) Untitled (Passing Cloud) signed 'H Mazumdar' (lower center) watercolor on paper laid on card 19 ½ x 13 in. (49.5 x 33 cm.) Executed circa 1920s Provenance Sotheby's London, 14 July 2005, lot 1 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 402

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled (Mother and Child) signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on card 13 3/8 x 10 ¼ in. (34 x 25.4 cm.) Provenance Formerly from the Collection of Andrew Seccombe Bonhams London, 14 October 2004, lot 186 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 403

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled (Mother and Child) signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on card 29 3/8 x 14 1/8 in. (74.6 x 35.9 cm.) Provenance Purchased in India, circa late 1940s - early 1950s The Williams Family Collection, Washington Christie's New York, 21 September 2005, lot 247 Acquired

Lot #: 404

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled (Three Seated Women) signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on card 15 5/8 x 27 5/8 in. (39.7 x 70.2 cm.) Provenance Acquired in India circa 1950s Collection of Richard Weigle (1912-1992), former President of St. Johns College, Santa Fe and Annapolis Thence by

Lot #: 405

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled (Three Women) signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on card 30 x 16 in. (76 x 40.6 cm.) Provenance Formerly from the collection of Austin Coates Bonhams London, 12 October 2005, lot 268 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 406

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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MAHADEV VISWANATH DHURANDHAR (1867-1944)

MAHADEV VISWANATH DHURANDHAR (1867-1944) Untitled (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam) signed and dated ‘M. V. DHURANDHAR 1943’ (lower edge); further inscribed with verses of Omar Khayyam (on the reverse) each pen and ink on paper 10 7/8 x 8 in. (27.6 x 20.3 cm.) each image Executed in 1943; seventeen works

Lot #: 407

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (1894-1975)

ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (1894-1975) Untitled (Standing Lady) signed in Urdu (lower left) watercolor on paper 19½ x 13 5/8 in. (48.3 x 34.6 cm.) Provenance Private Collection, Hyderabad Private Collection, Dubai Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2002

Lot #: 408

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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ALLAH BUX (1895-1978)

ALLAH BUX (1895-1978) Untitled (Landscape) oil on board 15 ¾ x 31 ¾ in. (38.1 x 78.7 cm.) Painted circa 1950s Provenance Sotheby's London, 17 June 1998, lot 8 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 409

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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ALLAH BUX (1895-1978)

ALLAH BUX (1895-1978) Untitled (Krishna in Contemplation) oil on canvas 18 5/8 x 24 1/8 in. (47.3 x 61.2 cm.) Painted circa 1930s Provenance Private Collection, Calcutta Osian's, 17 March 2003, lot 5 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 410

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Nude signed and dated 'Souza 58' (upper right); further signed, titled and dated 'F. N. SOUZA / Nude / 1958' (on the reverse) oil on board 48 x 32 in. (121.9 x 81.2 cm.) Painted in 1958 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 411

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) The Promise 2 signed and dated 'Souza 87' (lower left); inscribed 'The Promise (2)' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 81 x 82 ½ in. (205.7 x 209.6 cm.) Painted in 1987 Provenance Glenbarra Art Museum, Himeji, Japan

Lot #: 412

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$200,000

Date: 20 Mar 2019