11 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, ITALY
B. PRABHA (1933-2001)
Untitled (Seated girl)
signed and dated 'b. prabha 1965' (centre right)
oil on canvas
25 x 20 in. (63.5 x 50.8 cm.)
Painted in 1965
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B. Prabha's style is instantly recognisable by her choice of subject, women and children in idyllic, rural and rustic Indian settings. Prabha's women typically have elongated faces and feminine figures as is evident in the present example.
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