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Lot 68
V S Gaitonde
Untitled


It was in the early 1960’s, when Gaitonde was painting at the Bhulabhai Desai Institute in Mumbai with artists like Padamsee and M.F. Husain, that he began his experiments with layering and texture to create a series of what he termed, not abstract, but ‘non-objective’ canvases. In 1964, he traveled to the United States on a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship and was exposed to American post-war art. Inspired by the work of abstract...



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  Lot 68 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

Estimate
$418,610 - 511,630
Rs 1,80,00,000 - 2,20,00,000


Winning Bid
$511,500
Rs 2,19,94,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari and English (verso)
1969
Oil on canvas
35 x 30 in (88.9 x 76.2 cm)

Bearing a label from Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai (verso)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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