Painting No1
Title Painting No1
Accession Number 0004
Museum Name National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
Object Type Painting
Main Material Oil on Canvas
Component Material II Oil on Canvas
Medium Oil on Canvas
Main Artist Prafulla Dahanukar
Artist's Nationality India
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data Prafulla Dahanukar was born in Goa on 1st January, 1934 and raised in Mumbai. She studied fine art at the Sir J.J. School of Art in Mumbai and graduated with a Gold Medal in 1955. She had a studio in the seminal Bulabhai Desai Institute in Mumbai. The Government of France awarded her a scholarship to study fine art in Paris in 1961. She was a committee member of the Lalit Kala Academy in New Delhi from 1974 to 1979, and the President of Bombay Art Society for 6 years from 1993 to 1998, trustee of the Jehangir Art Gallery (for last 40 years), committee member of Kala Academy, Goa (last for 30 years). She was also the President of the Art Society of India and the Chairperson of The Artists' Centre, Mumbai. She was one of the founder members of Sangit Kala Kendra with late Shri Aditya Birla, its President for 3 years and has continued to work on its committee for the last 30 years. She was also the committee member of the Music Forum, Board of Trustees of the Indian National Theatre, trustee of Bal Anandgram in Lonavala.Prafulla Dahanukar painted abstract landscapes in generally one vivid and dominant color, with myriad shades and subtlety.
Author NA
Country India
Provenance NA
Scribe NA
Style Abstract Modern Art
Period / Year of Work 1984
Inscription NA
Dimensions Width:75 Height:75 centimeter
Historical Note NA
Brief Description Prafulla Dahanukar painted landscapes in generally one vivid and dominant colour, with myriad shades and subtlety. In this work brush strokes of black colour divides the space in three visible parts.
Detailed Description Prafulla Dahanukar painted landscapes in generally one vivid and dominant colour, with myriad shades and subtlety. In this work brush strokes of black colour divides the space in three visible parts.