Christie's to host the South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art sale alongside Art of India auction on June 12
May 25, 2018: On June 12, Christie’s will host the 24th annual sale of South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art alongside the Arts of India auction of Indian Art London. These sales will offer collectors the opportunity to buy classical Indian art from early Gandharan sculpture to Company School painting, and iconic modern paintings by leading artists Vasudeo S. Gaitonde, Tyeb Mehta, and a never before seen sculpture by Ravinder Reddy.
The South Asian Modern + Contemporary sale will feature Untitled (Goddess), a formative example of the iconic representations of deified Indian women. It also includes 70 lots and features Tyeb Mehta’s Falling Figure, 1992. A highlight of the Arts of India sale will be an important illustrated manuscript of the Ramayana from Jaipur, dated 1796-97 AD.