Lot 3: GOPAL DAMODAR DEUSKAR (1911-1994) UNTITLED
20th Century Asian Art
July 14, 2005
London, United Kingdom
Signed, dated and inscribed 'G.D. Deuskar./ 1929/ 4th Year' upper right
Oil on paper
Deuskar studied at the J. J School of art between 1927 and 1931. This work dated to 1929 was clearly offered as part of his fourth year art school portfolio. The artist was known for his strict adherence to the British Academic style and was the first Indian painter whose works were selected for five consecutive years by the Royal Academy for the British Commonwealth Exhibition, London.
Dimensions: 29 1/2 by 18 3/4 in. (75 by 48 cm.)