An exceptional single owner sale, Coups de Coeur: The Guy and Helen Barbier Family Collection, will cater to the continued demand for fresh, high-quality artworks with stellar provenances. The sale features an exciting and diverse selection of works by some of the most important and avant-garde artists from South Asia. Bhupen Khakhar’s Two Men in Benares leads the sale. Inspirational artworks by Ram Kumar also feature, including two paintings of Varanasi and an early figurative work from 1953. The auction also presents important paintings by Bikash Bhattacharjee, Maqbool Fida Husain, Manjit Bawa and Rameshwar Broota, many of which have not been seen since the significant Coups de Coeur exhibition in Geneva in 1987.