International Art Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 73
Muhammed Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1894-1975)
  • Muhammed Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1894-1975)
  • Muhammed Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1894-1975)

73

Muhammed Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1894-1975), Pakistani

A FLOWER FOR PRINCE. AT HIS FEET (MUGHAL PRINCE AND HIS COURTESAN)

Watercolour on heavy paper; signed and dated 1938 lower left, titled, annotated and certified by the artist’s son, Arif Rahman Chughtai at Lahore in 2015 and stamped by the Chughtai Museum Trust, Lahore, Pakistan, verso. Unframed.
22" x 18.5" — 55.9 x 47 cm.

Estimate $15,000-$25,000

Realised: $27,060
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

According to the artist’s son, Arif Rahman Chughtai, his father dated few works. This watercolour was executed just after his father’s European tour.

Provenance:

Direct from the artist’s collection;
By descent to his son, Lahore, Pakistan