South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 11.09.2019

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ZAINUL ABEDIN (1914-1976)

ZAINUL ABEDIN (1914-1976) Untitled (Couple) signed and dated 'Zainul 69' (lower right) oil on canvas 38 7/8 x 50 in. (98.7 x 127.2 cm.) Painted in 1969 Provenance Acquired in Karachi, Pakistan, circa 1970s Thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 170

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Two Girls Doing Hair - Two Figures signed and dated 'Souza 74' (upper right); further signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'F. N. SOUZA / TWO GIRLS DOING HAIR / TWO FIGURES - 1974 / OIL / 24 x 20' (on the reverse) oil on canvas laid on board 19 ¾ x 24 in. (50.2 x 61

Lot #: 157

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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PRODOSH DASGUPTA (1912-1991)

PRODOSH DASGUPTA (1912-1991) Woman with Basket signed, dated and inscribed '5/6 / P. Dasgupta / 1989’ (on the reverse) bronze 11 ½ x 7 x 9 ½ in. (29.2 x 17.8 x 24.1 cm.) Executed in 1989; number five from an edition of six Provenance The collection of the artist's family Acquired from the above by

Lot #: 164

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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JAMIL NAQSH (1938-2019)

JAMIL NAQSH (1938-2019) Untitled signed, dated and inscribed 'Jamil Naqsh 24th June 03 / Wigmore Street London' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.) Painted in 2003 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 169

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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ALLAH BUX (1895-1978)

ALLAH BUX (1895-1978) Untitled (Three Sisters) signed and dated 'allah bux 1952' (lower right) oil on canvas 24 x 33 ¼ in. (61 x 84.5 cm.) Painted in 1952 Provenance Private Collection, Asia Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 173

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (1894-1975)

ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (1894-1975) The Merchant watercolor on paper 22 1/8 x 14¾ in. (56.2 x 37.5 cm.) Provenance Sotheby’s New York, 22 September 2000, lot 200 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 174

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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SAYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016)

SAYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016) Eglise signed and dated 'RAZA '59' (upper right); further signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'RAZA -12F - "Eglise" P-252 '59' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 24 x 19 ¾ in. (60.9 x 50.2 cm.) Painted in 1959 Provenance Galerie Lara Vincy, Paris Galerie Dresdnere

Lot #: 183

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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KATTINGERI KRISHNA HEBBAR (1911-1996)

KATTINGERI KRISHNA HEBBAR (1911-1996) Untitled (Peacock) signed and dated 'Hebbar 68' (lower right) oil on canvas 51 ½ x 28 in. (130.8 x 71.1 cm.) Painted in 1968 Provenance Acquired in Sydney, circa 1970s Thence by descent

Lot #: 185

Estimate: US$35,000 - US$50,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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KRISHEN KHANNA (B. 1925)

KRISHEN KHANNA (B. 1925) Untitled (Water Carrier) oil on canvas 47 7/8 x 22 5/8 in. (121.5 x 57.5 cm.) Painted circa 1950s Provenance Sotheby's New York, 20 September 2005, lot 203 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 193

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AVINASH CHANDRA (1931-1991)

AVINASH CHANDRA (1931-1991) Daughters of the Mountain signed and dated 'Avinash 85' (lower left); further inscribed, titled and dated 'ARTIST: AVINASH CHANDRA / TITLE: DAUGHTERS OF THE MOUNTAIN / SIZE: 48'' X 36'' / YEAR 1985 / LONDON. U.K.' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 47 ½ x 36 in. (120.7 x 91.4

Lot #: 194

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Head of a Woman signed and dated 'Souza 52' (upper right); further signed, titled and dated 'F.N. SOUZA / HEAD OF A WOMAN / 1952' (on the reverse) oil on board 25 ½ x 21 ¼ in. (64.8 x 54 cm.) Painted in 1952 Provenance Private Collection, Paris Tajan, Paris, 30

Lot #: 200

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$250,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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RAJENDRA DHAWAN (1936-2012)

RAJENDRA DHAWAN (1936-2012) Untitled signed and dated 'DHAWAN 02' (lower right); further signed and dated 'DHAWAN 02' (on the reverse) each oil on canvas laid on board 21 ½ x 18 in. (54.6 x 45.7 cm.) each Painted in 2002; two works on board Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present

Lot #: 208

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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JERAM PATEL (1930-2016)

JERAM PATEL (1930-2016) Untitled signed and dated 'JERAM PATEL-07' (on the reverse) enamel and blowtorch on wood 23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in. (60 x 60 cm.) Executed in 2007 Provenance Private Collection, Ahmedabad Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 209

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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JAGDISH SWAMINATHAN (1928-1994)

JAGDISH SWAMINATHAN (1928-1994) Untitled (Bird, Tree and Mountain Series) oil on canvas 31 ¼ x 45 ¼ in. (79.4 x 114.9 cm.) Painted circa 1970s Provenance Christie's New York, 17 October 2001, lot 52 Private Collection, New York Sotheby's New York, 24 March 2010, lot 152 Distinguished American

Lot #: 212

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AKBAR PADAMSEE (B. 1928)

AKBAR PADAMSEE (B. 1928) Untitled signed 'PADAMSEE' (upper left); further signed and dated 'PADAMSEE 1963' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 27 x 50 in. (68.6 x 127 cm.) Painted in 1963 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by Shamlal Thence by descent

Lot #: 214

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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BHUPEN KHAKHAR (1934-2004)

BHUPEN KHAKHAR (1934-2004) Phoren Soap, An Illustrated Story in Gujarati numbered '7/50' (lower left) and signed in Gujarati (lower right) each etchings and aquatints on paper, bound with printed text 10 ½ x 11 ¾ x 1 in. (26.7 x 29.8 x 2.5 cm.) Executed in 1998; number seven from an edition of

Lot #: 217

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$25,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Landscape signed 'Souza 65' (upper center); further signed, titled and dated ' F. N. SOUZA / Landscape 1965' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm.) Painted in 1965 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Lot #: 221

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AKBAR PADAMSEE (B. 1928)

AKBAR PADAMSEE (B. 1928) Untitled (Portrait of a Man) signed and dated 'PADAMSEE 62' (upper right) oil on canvas 36¼ x 25½ in. (92.1 x 64.7 cm.) Painted in 1962

Lot #: 224

Estimate: US$280,000 - US$350,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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BASHIR MIRZA (1941-2000)

BASHIR MIRZA (1941-2000) Untitled (Australian Sun Series) signed 'Bashir Mirza' and dated indistinctly (upper left) oil on canvas 35 x 35 in. (88.9 x 88.9 cm.) Painted circa 1990s Provenance Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1990s

Lot #: 228

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AISHA KHALID (B. 1972)

AISHA KHALID (B. 1972) Pattern to Follow gouache and gold leaf on wasli 33 ¼ x 32 3/8 in. (84.5 x 82.2 cm.) Executed in 2009 Provenance Corvi Mora Gallery, London Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2010

Lot #: 231

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AYESHA SULTANA (B. 1984)

AYESHA SULTANA (B. 1984) Form Studies - Photographs digital prints on Hahnemühle paper 7 x 5 ¼ in. (17.8 x 13.3 cm.) each Executed in 2017; number eleven from an edition of fifteen plus one artist's proof; twenty photographs on paper and one book Provenance Gifted by the artist and Experimenter

Lot #: 250

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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BIKASH BHATTACHARJEE (1940-2006)

BIKASH BHATTACHARJEE (1940-2006) Untitled (The Visitors) signed and dated 'Bikash '70' (lower left) oil on canvas 48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm.) Painted in 1970 Provenance Kunika-Chemould Art Centre, New Delhi Acquired from the above by Dorothy and Richard Sherwood, 1972

Lot #: 158

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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GEORGE KEYT (1901-1993)

GEORGE KEYT (1901-1993) Untitled (Dreaming In the Sun) signed and dated ‘G Keyt 1936’ (lower center) oil on canvas 23 ¼ x 24 in. (59.1 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1936 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, circa early 1970s Thence by descent

Lot #: 167

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Head in Landscape titled, signed and dated 'Head in Landscape / F. N. SOUZA / 1958' and bearing Gallery One label (on the reverse) oil on board 48 x 24 in. (121.9 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1958 Provenance Gallery One, London Acquired directly from the artist by the

Lot #: 176

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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SAYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016)

SAYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016) La Terre signed and dated ‘RAZA 1977' (lower left); further signed, dated, inscribed and titled ‘RAZA / 1977 / 175 x 260 cms / “La terre”’ (on the reverse) acrylic on canvas 68½ x 102 3/8 in. (174 x 260 cm.) Painted in 1977 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 182

Estimate: US$0

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Head of a Woman signed and dated 'Souza 56' (upper right); further signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'F. N. SOUZA / HEAD OF A WOMAN - 1956 / 28 x 38' (on the reverse) oil on board 38 ¾ x 28 in. (98.4 x 71.1 cm.) Painted in 1956 Provenance Acquired directly from the

Lot #: 195

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$250,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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MRINALINI MUKHERJEE (1949-2015)

MRINALINI MUKHERJEE (1949-2015) Untitled ceramic 15 ¼ x 19 x 21 in. (38.7 x 48.3 x 53.3 cm.) Executed circa 1990s Provenance Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1997

Lot #: 206

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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SAYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016)

SAYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016) Untitled (Cityscape) signed and dated 'RAZA 1956' (upper left) oil and ink on paper laid on canvas 19½ x 41½ in. (49.3 x 105.4 cm.) Executed in 1956 Provenance Formerly from a French Private Collection Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 213

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$500,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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JEHANGIR SABAVALA (1922-2011)

JEHANGIR SABAVALA (1922-2011) Caverns Measureless to Man II signed and dated 'Sabavala '03' (lower center) oil, acrylic and pastel on canvas 43 x 60 in. (109.2 x 152.4 cm.) Painted in 2003

Lot #: 215

Estimate: US$350,000 - US$500,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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ARPITA SINGH (B. 1937)

ARPITA SINGH (B. 1937) Untitled signed and dated 'ARPITA SINGH 2004' (lower right); further twice signed and dated 'ARPITA SINGH / 2004' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 54 x 48 in. (137.2 x 121.9 cm.) Painted in 2004 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, circa 2004

Lot #: 218

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$250,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019