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 19 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    6-7 June 2017

    Ganesh Pyne

    Watercolour on paper

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    Winning bid
    $12,000
    Rs 7,68,000
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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    13.2 x 12.6 in

    Winning bid
    $24,300
    Rs 15,55,200
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    Summer Online Auction
    6-7 June 2017

    Ganesh Pyne

    Vulture

    Tempera on canvas

    21.3 x 15.7 in

    Winning bid
    $59,256
    Rs 37,92,384
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    Lot 36 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Masks

    Tempera on canvas pasted on mountboard

    21.1 x 23 in

    Winning bid
    $200,000
    Rs 1,32,00,000
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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    9.6 x 9.6 in

    Winning bid
    $1,605
    Rs 1,02,720
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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    9.6 x 9.6 in

    Winning bid
    $1,675
    Rs 1,12,200
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    Lot 85 Details

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    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    9.6 x 9.6 in

    Winning bid
    $1,794
    Rs 1,20,180
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    Lot 28 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Ink on graph paper pasted on mountboard

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    Winning bid
    $1,998
    Rs 1,31,880
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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    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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