Bloomberg picked the top performing Indian lots from this week’s sales in New York:
- A private U.S. buyer paid the top price of $1.1 million for Husain’s oil painting “Sprinkling Horses.”
- Raja Ravi Varma’s picture of a “Himalayan Beauty” went to a private European buyer for $266,500, 78 percent more than its high estimate, Sotheby’s said.
- “The Cobweb Cloud” by Jehangir Sabavala, whose pictures feature subdued tones and dreamy landscapes, sold for $266,500 at Sotheby’s.
- Syed Haider Raza’s abstract work “Eglise” sold for $362,500 at the Sotheby’s sale.