Prinseps


Featured Lots - Upcoming Auctions

Jamini Roy

Prinseps is pleased to present an early (c 1930) and rare work of Jamini Roy - a superb double-sided work on plywood. Sunflower as "Alpana" and a Seated Lady in Kalighat Style on reverse. Read More

Jehangir Sabavala

Prinseps is pleased to present a superb landscape of Mahabaleshwar in the monsoons by Jehangir Sabavala. Read More

Somnath Hore

Prinseps is pleased to present an important work from the "Wounds" series of Somnath Hore - his language of abstraction and historically important due to the Bangladesh war. Read More

Francis Newton Souza

Francis Newton Souza was an Indian painter whose style has been described as essentially expressionist. He was a founder of the Bombay Progressive Artists group which encouraged Indian artists to look at international avant-garde art. He is known for his distorted "Heads" and for erotocism Read More

Syed Haider Raza

"My work is my own inner experience and involvement with the mysteries of nature and form which is expressed in colour, line, space and light".
- S. H. Raza
Read More

Mukul Dey

Mukul Chandra Dey  was one of five children of Purnashashi Devi and Kula Chandra Dey. He was a student of Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan and is considered as a pioneer of drypoint-etching in India. The entire family of Mukul Dey had artistic talents, the brother Manishi Dey  was a well-known painter, and his two sisters, Annapura and Rani, were accomplished in arts and crafts as well. Mukul Dey was the first Indian artist to travel abroad for the purpose of studying printmaking as an art. Read More

Lalu Prasad Shaw

Lalu Prasad Shaw was born in Bengal in 1937, and completed his education in fine arts at the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Kolkata. Known widely for his highly stylized portraits of Bengali women and couples, Lalu Prasad Shaw’s works lay the most emphasis on his subject’s physical characteristics. Capturing the expressions of his subjects perfectly with the greatest economy of line and colour each of Shaw’s paintings has an intimate feel to it. Read More

Hari Ambadas Gade

Hari Ambadas Gade is remembered as one of independent India's pioneering abstract expressionist painters Read More

Sankho Choudhuri

Sankho Choudhuri was an Indian sculptor, a noted figure in Indian art and a student of Ram Kinker Baij. Sankho Choudhuri passed away in 2006. Read More

Akbar Padamsee

Akbar Padamsee is a contemporary Indian artist and painter, considered one of the pioneers in Modern Indian painting and a member of the Progressive Artists' group. Over the years he has also worked with various mediums from oil painting, plastic emulsion, water colour, sculpture, printmaking, to computer graphics, photography,  etc. Read More

R. Chakravorty

A pioneer in modern Indian printmaking. Ramendranath Chakravorty is recognized as one of the key players in establishing printmaking as an immensely innovative medium within the domain of modern Indian art. A quick look at his prints reveals his natural penchant for genre art, his ability to capture the locale with all its charms, and a deep engagement with the hitherto lesser-known mediums like woodcut, etching and linocut. Read More

Zarina Hashmi

Zarina Hashmi is an Indian-born, American artist. Her work spans drawing, printmaking, and sculpture. It is abstract and minimal and explores the concept of home. Read More

Manjit Bawa

Manjit Bawa worked as a silkscreen printer in Britain, where he also studied art. Manjit Bawa's canvases are distinguishable in their colors - the ochre of sunflowers, the green of the paddy fields, the red of the sun, the blue of the mountain sky Read More

Featured Lots - Upcoming Auctions

Jamini Roy

Prinseps is pleased to present an early (c 1930) and rare work of Jamini Roy - a superb double-sided work on plywood. Sunflower as "Alpana" and a Seated Lady in Kalighat Style on reverse. Read More

Jehangir Sabavala

Prinseps is pleased to present a superb landscape of Mahabaleshwar in the monsoons by Jehangir Sabavala. Read More

Somnath Hore

Prinseps is pleased to present an important work from the "Wounds" series of Somnath Hore - his language of abstraction and historically important due to the Bangladesh war. Read More

Francis Newton Souza

Francis Newton Souza was an Indian painter whose style has been described as essentially expressionist. He was a founder of the Bombay Progressive Artists group which encouraged Indian artists to look at international avant-garde art. He is known for his distorted "Heads" and for erotocism Read More

Syed Haider Raza

"My work is my own inner experience and involvement with the mysteries of nature and form which is expressed in colour, line, space and light".
- S. H. Raza
Read More

Mukul Dey

Mukul Chandra Dey  was one of five children of Purnashashi Devi and Kula Chandra Dey. He was a student of Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan and is considered as a pioneer of drypoint-etching in India. The entire family of Mukul Dey had artistic talents, the brother Manishi Dey  was a well-known painter, and his two sisters, Annapura and Rani, were accomplished in arts and crafts as well. Mukul Dey was the first Indian artist to travel abroad for the purpose of studying printmaking as an art. Read More

Lalu Prasad Shaw

Lalu Prasad Shaw was born in Bengal in 1937, and completed his education in fine arts at the Government College of Arts and Crafts in Kolkata. Known widely for his highly stylized portraits of Bengali women and couples, Lalu Prasad Shaw’s works lay the most emphasis on his subject’s physical characteristics. Capturing the expressions of his subjects perfectly with the greatest economy of line and colour each of Shaw’s paintings has an intimate feel to it. Read More

Hari Ambadas Gade

Hari Ambadas Gade is remembered as one of independent India's pioneering abstract expressionist painters Read More

Sankho Choudhuri

Sankho Choudhuri was an Indian sculptor, a noted figure in Indian art and a student of Ram Kinker Baij. Sankho Choudhuri passed away in 2006. Read More

Akbar Padamsee

Akbar Padamsee is a contemporary Indian artist and painter, considered one of the pioneers in Modern Indian painting and a member of the Progressive Artists' group. Over the years he has also worked with various mediums from oil painting, plastic emulsion, water colour, sculpture, printmaking, to computer graphics, photography,  etc. Read More

R. Chakravorty

A pioneer in modern Indian printmaking. Ramendranath Chakravorty is recognized as one of the key players in establishing printmaking as an immensely innovative medium within the domain of modern Indian art. A quick look at his prints reveals his natural penchant for genre art, his ability to capture the locale with all its charms, and a deep engagement with the hitherto lesser-known mediums like woodcut, etching and linocut. Read More

Zarina Hashmi

Zarina Hashmi is an Indian-born, American artist. Her work spans drawing, printmaking, and sculpture. It is abstract and minimal and explores the concept of home. Read More

Manjit Bawa

Manjit Bawa worked as a silkscreen printer in Britain, where he also studied art. Manjit Bawa's canvases are distinguishable in their colors - the ochre of sunflowers, the green of the paddy fields, the red of the sun, the blue of the mountain sky Read More