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Lot 59
Tyeb Mehta
Woman and a Bird


This painting titled "Woman with a Bird" was painted in the 1950`s when Tyeb Mehta`s subjects revolved around solitary figures, with muted colors, pervaded with a sense of melancholy. This is distinct from the palette of brighter and lighter colors that the artist adopted in the mid 1960`s when he returned to India after a 5 year stint in Europe. It was also later that he adopted the macabre distortionist style of Sir Francis Bacon and the flat...



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  Lot 59 of 222  

AUCTION 2002 (MAY)
13-16 MAY 2002

Estimate
$27,000 - 37,000
Rs 12,75,000 - 17,75,000


Winning Bid
$23,500
Rs 11,28,000




ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Woman and a Bird
Signed in English (lower right)
Circa 1950`s
Oil on board
40 x 30 in (101.6 x 76.2 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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