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Ketaki Sheth
a) Jain Nuns, Walkeshwar Road b) Saira, Rani and Pinky, Bachubahi ki Wadi



Ketaki Sheth began taking pictures of Bombay in the late 1980s, under the guidance of renowned photographer Raghubir Singh. Her fascination with the city of Bombay and its teeming masses extends beyond the three P’s most other photographers seem intrigued by; namely the poverty, the population and the pollution of the city.

“While Sheth’s portraiture of the labourer is animated by compassion, she avoids the great trap of...



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  Lot 38 of 100  

ABSOLUTE AUCTION FEBRUARY 2013
27-28 FEBRUARY 2013

Estimate
$3,850 - 5,770
Rs 2,00,000 - 3,00,000


Winning Bid
$1,274
Rs 66,240

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ketaki Sheth
a) Jain Nuns, Walkeshwar Road b) Saira, Rani and Pinky, Bachubahi ki Wadi
a) 1989 b) 1990
Silver gelatin prints on archival paper
Printed area size: 14.5 x 22 in (36.8 x 55.8 cm) each
Sheet size: 24 x 31 in (60.9 x 78.7 cm) each

(Set of two)

Category: Photography
Style: Figurative


 









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