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MAHADEV VISHWANATH DHURANDHAR (1867-1944) BAL KRISHNA. SIGNED BOTTOM RIGHT, OIL ON CANVAS'

Size: 22.2 x 17.2 inches

Provenance:

Private Collection Paris

Footnotes:

Within the Bombay art milieu, a cohort of artists in the late 19th and early 20th
centuries manifested a distinctive blend of academic finesse and a thematic focus on
indigenous subjects. Among this cadre, Mahadev Vishwanath Dhurandhar (1867-1944)
emerged as a preeminent figure, navigating the delicate equilibrium between academic
realism and the vibrant realm of commercial art, strongly influenced by the legendary Raja
Ravi Varma.Dhurandhar, renowned for his mastery across various mediums, particularly
excelled as an illustrator. His oeuvre encompasses captivating series delving into the heart of
Bombay and its denizens, Women of India, depictions from Hindu mythology, and an artistic
interpretation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. His artistic contributions held a pivotal
role in shaping the nascent Indian art scene, encapsulating a rich tapestry of cultural
narratives.Beyond his artistic prowess, Dhurandhar left an indelible mark as an educator and
administrator. Appointed as the inaugural Indian Director of the Sir J.J. School of Art in 1930,
he played a crucial role in steering the institution toward excellence. His multifaceted legacy,
spanning the realms of painting, illustration, education, and administration, underscores
Mahadev Vishwanath Dhurandhar's enduring impact on the cultural and artistic landscape of
early 20th-century India.

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£4,000 - £6,000

MAHADEV VISHWANATH DHURANDHAR (1867-1944) BAL KRISHNA. SIGNED BOTTOM RIGHT, OIL ON CANVAS'

Size: 22.2 x 17.2 inches

Provenance:

Private Collection Paris

Footnotes:

Within the Bombay art milieu, a cohort of artists in the late 19th and early 20th
centuries manifested a distinctive blend of academic finesse and a thematic focus on
indigenous subjects. Among this cadre, Mahadev Vishwanath Dhurandhar (1867-1944)
emerged as a preeminent figure, navigating the delicate equilibrium between academic
realism and the vibrant realm of commercial art, strongly influenced by the legendary Raja
Ravi Varma.Dhurandhar, renowned for his mastery across various mediums, particularly
excelled as an illustrator. His oeuvre encompasses captivating series delving into the heart of
Bombay and its denizens, Women of India, depictions from Hindu mythology, and an artistic
interpretation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. His artistic contributions held a pivotal
role in shaping the nascent Indian art scene, encapsulating a rich tapestry of cultural
narratives.Beyond his artistic prowess, Dhurandhar left an indelible mark as an educator and
administrator. Appointed as the inaugural Indian Director of the Sir J.J. School of Art in 1930,
he played a crucial role in steering the institution toward excellence. His multifaceted legacy,
spanning the realms of painting, illustration, education, and administration, underscores
Mahadev Vishwanath Dhurandhar's enduring impact on the cultural and artistic landscape of
early 20th-century India.

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