The upcoming South Asian Art sale presents a selection of miniature paintings and modern and contemporary art from the subcontinent, including property from important private collections. Highlights from the modern section include a rare group of works by Rabindranath Tagore from the Dartington Hall Trust in the South of England. These exceptional works were gifted by the artist to Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst of Dartington Hall in 1939 and have remained in the Trust's collection ever since. This is a unique opportunity to acquire works by this heritage artist with impeccable provenance. Other highlights include an extremely rare large scale bronze by Somnath Hore. Two early figurative oils by Francis Newton Souza, the nude having been exhibited at Souza's first solo show at Gallery One in 1955. And two important large paintings by Sayed Haider Raza, the first an example of his transitional stage following his visit to the US in the 1960s and the other a spectacular canvas from his famed Rajasthan series. The contemporary section features a large canvas by Subodh Gupta and works by Riyas Komu, Jitish Kallat and Anita Dube. Amongst the miniature section is a folio from the Polier album and a signed and dated album of illustrations from the Punjab depicting trades and occupations.