Lot 58 | 5 March 2023



LOT 58


B. India, 1939-2015

Galloping Horse

Signed Sunil Das on lower left

Charcoal on paper

90.8 x 58.3 cm

Private Collection, Singapore

RM 5,000 – 12,000

Sunil Das was a Master Modern Indian Artist from Bengal. He joined Government College of Arts & Craft, Calcutta, 1954–59. Extremely successful right from his college days, Das has been extremely well lauded by art critics, the press, artists and the art and culture glitterati across the world. Das was the youngest artist to have won the National Award, “The Taj Shiromani Kala Puraskar” recipient of the much-coveted Government of India’s 4th Highest Civilian Award, “The Padma Shri” (2014). Highly talented Das has done shows all across the world, got fame as early as while he was still in college, the youngest recipient of the “Lalit Kala Academy Awards” and received a scholarship to study at L’Ecole Nationale supérieure des Beaux-arts, Paris in 1961–63.