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Lot 16
Tyeb Mehta
Untitled


Tyeb Mehta, born in Kapadwanj, Gujarat in 1925, is one of India’s most celebrated modern artists. Mehta was deeply influenced by the distortionist style of Francis Bacon such that “Tyeb’s images, like Bacon’s are apocalyptic, “ says critic, Ranjit Hoskote. However, Mehta’s figures engage the viewer within the artist’s personal narratives of struggle – their, defeats and victories, but often also their mere persistence to survive. These figures...



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  Lot 16 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

Estimate
$697,680 - 930,240
Rs 3,00,00,000 - 4,00,00,000


Winning Bid
$1,108,314
Rs 4,76,57,493

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (verso)
2002
Acrylic on canvas
59 x 35.5 in (149.9 x 90.2 cm)

Exhibited: Celebration of Colours, at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai by Vadehra Art Gallery, 2002

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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