Rare works of Tyeb Mehta, S H Raza to go under hammer at Astaguru's auction

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New Delhi, Jun 22 (PTI) Rare artworks by eminent Indian modernists, including S H Raza, Tyeb Mehta, M F Husain and Krishen Khanna, will go under the hammer at AstaGuru's upcoming Modern Indian Art 'Collectors Choice' auction, starting Thursday.

The two-day auction, showcasing a collection of 164 artworks, will present bidders with masterpieces of some of the finest Indian modernists such as Nicholas Roerich, Rabindranath Tagore, Amrita Sher-Gil, M V Dhurandhar, F N Souza, Jamini Roy, Akbar Padamsee, Nandalal Bose, Arpita Singh and Bikash Bhattacharjee, among others.

Leading the 'Collectors Choice' auction line-up is a 1962 work by artist Tyeb Mehta, who was residing in London at that time, and was inspired by the works of British figurative painter Francis Bacon.