B. Vithal: Master of The Nude

B. Vithal was born in Maharashtra in 1935. He studied at the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, and secured a diploma in sculpture. There he excelled in the live model studio classes and the emphasis on the study of the human form. Although he is well known for his sculptures, he excelled in painting the human form as well.


Vithal (1935)



Oil on canvas

Signed and dated upper left

25.5 x 42 in.

Estimate  - 4,00,000 - 6,00,000 INR

Provenance: Milleabros, United States, May 2017

Lot no. 28 in Prinseps Spring Auction 224 - 25 April 2019


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