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Hubert Stowitts (1892 - 1953)

Lot 141: Hubert Stowitts (1892-1953) Two Rajasthani portraits: Las Das Bandari, an ascetic; Bura Das Bandari (2)

Bonhams 3

April 10, 2008
London, United Kingdom

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tempera on canvas, signed and dated 1930 upper right and upper left respectively, the first inscribed on the stretcher with the title and Jaipur, the second with label of the California Museum Foundation, unframed
73 x 60.5 cm.(2)


The estate of the artist.
Mr Robert Lynch, Los Angeles.
The California Museum Foundation, Los Angeles.
Sotheby's, Indian Miniatures, the Travel Sale, India and the Far East, Modern & Contemporary South Asian Paintings, London, 8th June 2000, lots 169 and 171.
Private UK collection.

'Vanishing India' series; Paris, Galerie de la Renaissance; Los Angeles County Museum; Royal Colonial Institute, Amsterdam; Royal Museum of Art, Brussels; Imperial Institute, London.

The paintings were executed during Stowitts' visit to India in 1930. There is a museum in Los Angeles dedicated to his work.

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Islamic and Indian Art

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April 10, 2008, 12:00 PM EST

London, United Kingdom