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    Sale 7585

    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

    11 June 2008, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    B. Prabha (1933-2001)

    DOMESTIC DUTY

    Price Realised  

    B. Prabha (1933-2001)
    DOMESTIC DUTY
    signed and dated 'b.prabha july 1960' (upper right); titled 'DOMESTIC DUTY' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    30¼ x 22¼ in. (77 x 56.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1960


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    Provenance

    Kumar Gallery, New Delhi
    Acquired by the present owner in the 1960s
    Kurt London led a remarkable life as a US Diplomat, political scientist, and musicologist. He was affiliated with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in the 1930s and later published numerous books on East-West relations. Kurt and Jean London travelled extensively, visiting India in the 1960s. This work has been in the family collection since acquisition.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JEAN L. LONDON