Prahlad Bubbar is a dealer and consultant of Indian and Islamic art based in London. He is a leading specialist in classical paintings from 1400-1900, respected in the field for his knowledge. He has placed works of historical importance and great beauty in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Museum Rietberg, Zurich, and the David Collection, Copenhagen, to name a few. Clients include leading private and public collections wishing to acquire the best Indian paintings and those seeking guidance and expertise.
He has been a regular exhibitor at Asia Week, New York, and Asian Art in London. His past exhibitions and catalogues have received critical acclaim by the international press, scholars and collectors worldwide. He regularly publishes scholarly catalogues on the subject of Indian and Islamic painting and photography.
Prahlad’s wife Shubha is a post-graduate from Central Saint Martins. She is an artist and co-curator of exhibitions and projects. They staged the first exhibition in London on the great Indian photographer Raja Deen Dayal in 2001 and have since shown select examples of vintage photography from the subcontinent. Most recently, ‘Dazzling and Spirited: Indian Court Paintings 1400-1900,’ presented at Asia House, London, in October 2009, was accompanied by a series of scholarly lectures.
Prahlad Bubbar offers a range of services to collectors as listed below.
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Valuations and appraisals of individual items or collections.
Accurate cataloguing and research.
The Art Market:
Advice on acquisitions and sale of artworks.
Current market information and useful contacts.
Exhibitions, cataloguing, publishing, presentation, display.
Management of collections, individual and corporate.