South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 11.09.2019

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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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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) 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

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Townscape signed and dated 'Souza 55' (upper center); further inscribed and titled 'F N SOUZA TOWNSCAPE' (on original stretcher bar on the reverse) oil on canvas 21¼ x 14¾ in. (54 x 37.5 cm.) Painted in 1955 Provenance Formerly from a Private American Collection

Lot #: 222

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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SAYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016)

SAYED HAIDER RAZA (1922-2016) Untitled (Village dans la Nuit) signed and dated 'RAZA - 57' (lower right) oil on canvas 39¼ x 31¾ in. (99.7 x 80.7 cm.) Painted in 1957 Provenance Lasseron & Associés, Paris, 15 December 2008, lot 62 Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 223

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011)

MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011) Untitled (Seated Lady) signed and dated 'Husain 1955' (lower left) mixed media on paper 16 ¾ x 13 5/8 in. (42.5 x 34.6 cm.) Executed in 1955 Provenance Galerie Palette, Zürich, Switzerland Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1950s

Lot #: 151

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011)

MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011) Untitled (Man in Turban) signed 'Husain' (upper left) mixed media on paper 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (25.1 x 17.5 cm.) Executed circa 1950s Provenance Galerie Palette, Zürich, Switzerland Acquired from the above, circa 1950s

Lot #: 152

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011)

MAQBOOL FIDA HUSAIN (1913-2011) Untitled pastel on paper 16 ½ x 24 in. (41.9 x 61 cm.) Executed circa 1950s Provenance Formerly from the Collection of Bal Chhabda Thence by descent Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lot #: 153

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) Untitled (Man and Woman) signed and dated 'Souza 1953' (lower right) each pencil on paper 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm.) each Executed in 1953; two works on paper 2 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, circa early 1990s

Lot #: 154

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Untitled (Lady with Attendants) signed and dated 'SOUZA 1951' (lower right) oil on paper 22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm.) Executed in 1951 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, circa 1990s

Lot #: 155

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Untitled (Bathsheba at her Bath) signed and dated 'Souza 62' (upper right) felt tip pen on card 30 x 35 in. (76.2 x 88.9 cm.) Executed in 1962 Provenance Sotheby's New York, 17 September 2009, lot 19 The Collection of a Distinguished Gentleman Pundole's Mumbai, 12

Lot #: 156

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

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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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled (Ramayana) signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on paper laid on card 13 5/8 x 18 3/8 in. (34.6 x 46.7 cm.) Provenance Acquired in India by Dorothy and Richard Sherwood, circa late 1960s – early 1970s

Lot #: 159

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled (Ganesh) signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on card 15 1/8 x 10 ¾ in. (38.4 x 27.3 cm.) Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, Calcutta, circa mid-1950s Private Collection, United Kingdom Bonhams London, 21 May 2007, lot 45 Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 160

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled (Seated Ladies) signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on card 15 ¾ x 27 7/8 in. (40 x 70.8 cm.) Provenance The Collection of Copeland H. Marks, a diplomat and businessman stationed in India, circa 1950s Gifted by the above to his first cousin Thence by descent

Lot #: 161

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on card 28 ¼ x 22 in. (71.8 x 55.9 cm.) Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by Mr. and Ms. Stanley Jackson Sr, circa early 1950s Thence by descent

Lot #: 162

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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PRODOSH DASGUPTA (1912-1991)

PRODOSH DASGUPTA (1912-1991) Suryamukhi signed, dated and inscribed '4/9 / P. Dasgupta / 1979' (on the reverse) bronze 11 ½ x 8 ½ x 5 in. (29.7 x 21.6 x 12.7 cm.) Executed in 1979; number four from an edition of nine Provenance The collection of the artist's family Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 163

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

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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GEORGE KEYT (1901-1993)

GEORGE KEYT (1901-1993) Untitled (Nude with Pearl Earring) signed 'G Keyt 47' (upper left) oil on canvas 30 ¾ x 42 ¼ in. (78.1 x 107.3 cm.) Painted in 1947 Provenance Bonhams, 13 October 2005, lot 323 Acquired from the above

Lot #: 165

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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JAMINI ROY (1887-1972)

JAMINI ROY (1887-1972) Untitled (Gopini) signed in Bengali (lower right) tempera on card 30¼ x 23¾ in. (77 x 60.4 cm.) Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, circa late 1930s-1940s The Nancy Ormond Collection Thence by descent Christie's New York, 16 September 2009, lot 510 Aicon Gallery, New

Lot #: 166

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

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002)

FRANCIS NEWTON SOUZA (1924-2002) Nude signed and dated 'Souza 57' (upper right); further signed, titled and dated 'F.N. SOUZA / NUDE - 1957.' (on the reverse) oil on board 48 x 24 in. (121.9 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1957 Provenance Private Collection, London Bonhams London, 12 November 1997, lot 97

Lot #: 168

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

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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ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (1894-1975)

ABDUR RAHMAN CHUGHTAI (1894-1975) Untitled (Laila with Deer) signed 'Rahman Chughtai' (lower left) etching on paper 18 ¼ x 14 ¾ in. (46.4 x 37.5 cm.) plate; 21 ¼ x 17 ¾ in. (54 x 45 cm.) sheet Provenance Acquired by Juliet and Mohammed Khurshid, former Secretary of Defense of Pakistan and first

Lot #: 171

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019