A large-scale painting of the Deposition of Christ by Francis Newton Souza; an outstanding work by Vasudeo S. Gaitonde from the peak of his career and an ethereal Ganesh Pyne canvas from a Swiss collection are among highlights from the Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art sale, taking place in London on 18 October. Highlights from the auction will go on view at Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Hotel from 3–4 September as part of an extensive programme of exhibitions and events by Sotheby's in Mumbai, which also includes the launch of a three-day course on International Contemporary Art, organised in collaboration with Sotheby’s Institute. Click ahead to see some of the sale and travex highlights.

LAUNCH SLIDESHOW

Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art

18 October 2016 | London