International Art Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 73

Lot 73

Muhammed Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1894-1975)

Muhammed Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1894-1975)
Lot 73 Details
Muhammed Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1894-1975), Pakistani


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 ?

Lot Report

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

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


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.


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LOT 73

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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