Rare art collection by Indian masters worth millions to go under the hammer

By the end of this month, 16 never-before-seen works by Indian masters will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art auction. While the sale will feature rare works by V S Gaitonde, Ram Kumar, Krishen Khanna, Mohan Samant and Piraji Sagara, what also makes it special is that the collection being auctioned belongs to Gunnar Hansen, who was general manager-Manufacturing and later board member at engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro. He was also the senior executive who interviewed a young A M Naik who later went on to become L&T’s longest-se.....

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