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Event Date22 September 08:30 AM EDT | Live auction 19928

Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art

New York
Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art

Sale Overview

This season’s sale features works from across India, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia, including property from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts sold to benefit future acquisitions. The sale highlights several important Tibetan paintings including a sixteenth century Lamdre lineage painting of two Sakya masters, a black ground painting of Chatrabhuja Mahakala, and a rare sixteenth century painting of the arhat Pindola. The sale also presents a group of Indian paintings, including a folio from the famed ‘Tehri Garwhal’ Gita Govinda series, and Himalayan bronzes including a large eighteenth-century Tibeto-Chinese gilt figure of Ushnishavijaya and bronzes from the collection of India House with early provenance.

Auction times
22 Sep 08:30 AM (EDT) Lots 401-473

Brought to you by

Tristan Bruck

Tristan Bruck

Specialist, Head of Sale | Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

Tristan Bruck joined Christie’s in 2011, initially working as a specialist in the Indian and Southeast Asian Art department. In 2014, he transitioned to Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, where he focused on sculpture and classical Chinese furniture, before returning to the Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian department in 2018. During his time at Christie’s, he has worked on several important sales of Asian art, including The Sublime and the Beautiful and Masterpieces of Buddhist Art, and iconic private collections such as Masterpieces of Early Tibetan Paintings from the Collection of Heidi and Helmut Neumann, The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, and The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller. Prior to joining Christie’s, he worked with contemporary artists at The Pace Gallery in New York. Mr. Bruck holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Wesleyan University and furthered his studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He holds a Master’s degree in Modern Art, Connoisseurship, and History of the Art Market from Christie’s Education in New York.

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