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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    Lot 34 Details

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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper pasted on board

    6 x 4 in

    $2,420-3,230
    Rs 1,50,000- 2,00,000




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    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Still Life with...

    Watercolour, pen and ink on paper

    6.5 x 5 in

    Winning bid
    $4,500
    Rs 2,79,000
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    Lot 30 Details

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    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Charcoal on paper

    14.5 x 12 in





    Lot 36 Details

    Modern Evening Sale
    Feb 12, 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas

    21.5 x 21 in

    Winning bid
    $74,754
    Rs 45,60,000
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    Lot 46 Details

    Modern Evening Sale
    Feb 12, 2015

    Ganesh Pyne

    Vulture

    Tempera on canvas

    22 x 16 in

    Winning bid
    $68,852
    Rs 42,00,000
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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Tempera on canvas

    16.5 x 19.5 in

    Winning bid
    $37,136
    Rs 22,65,300
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    Lot 15 Details

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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper pasted on board

    5 x 3.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,844
    Rs 1,73,461
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    Lot 16 Details

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    Ganesh Pyne

    The Head

    Crayon on paper

    11 x 10 in

    Winning bid
    $7,920
    Rs 4,83,120
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    Lot 17 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    7.5 x 6 in

    Winning bid
    $2,484
    Rs 1,51,500
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 91 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    4.5 x 5.7 in






    Lot 92 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Durga I

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.3 x 3.3 in






    Lot 93 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    5.5 x 3.5 in






    Lot 94 Details

    Online Paper Work Show,Jan 2006.
    Feb 02-20, 2006

    Ganesh Pyne

    Banquet Room

    Pen and ink on paper

    3.5 x 5.5 in






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