Obituary: Jehangir Sebavala

This came out first on Mumbai Boss. The Artist as a Gentleman Jehangir Sabavala was 29 years old when he had his first solo exhibition. It was in the Taj Mahal Hotel and was organised by M.F. Husain. Husain, Sabavala and two carpenters hung the paintings. The paintings, that would later sell for hundreds of thousands of rupees, were priced modestly. It was a simple but elegant start to an artistic career that would span more than half a century. Amidst flamboyant contemporaries like F. N. Souza and other artists of 1950s, Sabavala, who passed away yesterday at the age … Continue reading Obituary: Jehangir Sebavala