Ganesh Pyne

Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Raja Ravi Varma Award from the Kerala Government
  • 2009 D.Litt...
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    USD payement only Lot 42 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary
    6-7 December 2017

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Plant-Seller

    Mixed media on paper

    13.4 x 12.7 in

    Winning bid
    $11,100
    Rs 7,10,400
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    USD payement only Lot 43 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary
    6-7 December 2017

    Ganesh Pyne

    Head of a Man

    Mixed media on paper

    9.6 x 7.8 in

    Winning bid
    $8,400
    Rs 5,37,600
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    Lot 89 Details

    From Classical to Contemporary
    6-7 December 2017

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Shrine

    Mixed media on paper

    10.5 x 8.5 in

    Winning bid
    $12,228
    Rs 7,82,592
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    Lot 55 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, New Delhi
    21 September 2017

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    9.6 x 11.2 in

    Winning bid
    $26,667
    Rs 16,80,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Lot 118 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.1 x 5 in

    Winning bid
    $3,660
    Rs 2,30,580
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 21 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art Auction

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    9.6 x 9.6 in

    Winning bid
    $1,605
    Rs 1,02,720
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 13 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    9.6 x 9.6 in

    Winning bid
    $1,675
    Rs 1,12,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 85 Details

    No Reserve Modern and Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    9.6 x 9.6 in

    Winning bid
    $1,794
    Rs 1,20,180
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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 39 works

    Lot 91 Details

    Works on paper.
    2-20 February 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    4.5 x 5.7 in






    Lot 92 Details

    Works on paper.
    2-20 February 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Durga I

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.3 x 3.3 in






    Lot 93 Details

    Works on paper.
    2-20 February 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.5 x 3.5 in






    Lot 94 Details

    Works on paper.
    2-20 February 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Banquet Room

    Pen and ink on paper

    3.5 x 5.5 in






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