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Narayan Shridhar Bendre (Indian, 1910-1992) Omkareshwar (Temple of Peace)

Auction:
2896B
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2896B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 4:00PM

Description:

Narayan Shridhar Bendre (Indian, 1910-1992)

Omkareshwar (Temple of Peace)
Signed indistinctly l.c., numbered "88" and titled on a typed label on the reverse, identified in an inscription on the frame backing paper.
Watercolor and gouache on green textured paper, 12 3/4 x 19 5/16 in. (32.3 x 49.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Retouch/repair to u.l. corner, hinged to back mat along the top edge of the reverse.

Provenance: From the collection of Mrs. Kamala Nimbkar (née Elizabeth [Betty] Lundy), Newtown, Pennsylvania, by gift to the family of the current owners.

N.B. Betty Lundy was a friend and neighbor of the Bucks County family to whom she gave this Bendre watercolor, as well as Lot 308. Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to God Shiva on the island of Mandhata (or Shivapuri) in the Narmada river in central India.
Estimate $800-1,200

Inscribed on the back of the mat, "Artist-N.S. Bendre/Mrs. Karnala [sic] V. Nimbkar/"The Amerind"/15th Road, Khar/Bombay 52 India."



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Kamala Nimbkar, B. Betty Lundy, Newtown, India, Gouache, Khandwa, Khandwa district, Mandhata, Narayan Shridhar Bendre, Narmada River, Omkareshwar, One cent coin, Shridhar, Tur, Watercolor painting, Watermedia

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