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Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art

Bonhams Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art department has been at the forefront of the development of the market for over 20 years. Our sales consistently achieve strong results for works by many notable Indian artists such as Jamini Roy, Francis Newton Souza and Maqbool Fida Husain, as well as for works by Pakistani artists including Abdur Rahman Chughtai, Jamil Naqsh and Sadequain.

Bonhams holds auction records for a number of artists from the region and continues to present fresh and high quality pieces to the market through its biannual auction sales organised by our London based team. For more information or for a valuation with a view to selling at Bonhams please contact our specialists.

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Priya Singh


Priya Singh is Junior Cataloguer for Bonhams Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art department. Before joining Bonhams, Priya worked at Sotheby's from 2016-2019. She studied Arabic and Persian at LSE a…

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Oliver White

Head of Department

Oliver White has led the Islamic and Indian Art Department since 2015, having joined Bonhams in 2008. Personal highlights of his career include discovering a rare 16th Century Gujarat mother of pearl-…

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