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Lot 87
Tyeb Mehta
Situation


The present Lot was executed in 1963 whilst the artist was based in London. Having first visited the UK in 1954, Mehta arrived for the second time in 1959 and the five years he resided there were marked by focussing on his painting as he “opened himself to the museums, galleries and discussion of that seminal period.” (Ranjit Hoskote, Ideas Images Exchanges, 2005, p.12 )

Situation is a product of the engagement the thirty-eight year old...



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  Lot 87 of 150  

AUCTION MAY 2006
10-11 MAY 2006

Estimate
$581,400 - 697,700
Rs 2,50,00,000 - 3,00,00,000


Winning Bid
$621,610
Rs 2,67,29,230

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Situation
Signed and dated in English (verso)
1963
Oil on board
47.5 x 71.5 in (120.6 x 181.6 cm)

Published: Tyeb Mehta, Ideas Images Exchanges, Vadehra Art Gallery, 2005, p. 072

Note: This lot also includes a copy of the book where work has been illustrated.

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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