A Lasting Engagement: The Jane and Kito de Boer CollectionSep 04, 2020 10:00 EDT - Sep 25, 2020 10:00 EDT
Jane and Kito de Boer realized their love for Indian culture once they started living in the country. They focused on art because it was a component of the culture that they could carry with them internationally. The de Boers eventually acquired one of the largest and most varied private collections of Indian art, including pieces from the late 19th century to the present day. The upcoming Christie’s auction features lots from their collection, includes 150 works of South Asian Modern and contemporary art.
A selection of 70 Indian court paintings, photographs, and contemporary works are available at the event. This includes an untitled self-portrait by Ganesh Pyne. The ink, watercolor, and pastel on paper piece was executed in 1981. It is signed and dated in Bengali. The auction also features a photograph by Raghu Rai. Titled Evening Prayer, Jama Masjid, the photo belongs to an edition of ten gelatin silver prints from 1985. Works by several other Indian artists are also on sale. Visit Christie’s to browse the entire catalog or to place a bid.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (70)
# of Lots:70
Price Range:$800 - $15,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|GANESH PYNE (1937-2013) Untitled (Self Portrait)||
|RAGHU RAI (B. 1942) Evening Prayer, Jama Masjid, 1985||
|GOPAL GHOSE (1913-1980) Untitled||
|CHITTROVANU MAZUMDAR (B. 1956) Untitled (Kali)||
|KRISHNA REDDY (1925-2018) Between Many & the One; Sorrow of the World||
- Asian Works Of Art
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Fine Art
- Posters, Prints & Multiples
- Chittrovanu Mazumdar
- Ganesh Pyne
- Gopal Ghose
- Jane de Boer
- Kito de Boer
- Krishna Reddy
- Raghu Rai
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