Durga I
Lot  92
Ganesh Pyne
Durga I

Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast....
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  • Ganesh Pyne
  • Durga I
  • Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
  • Pen and ink on paper
  • 1989
  • 5.25 x 3.25 inĀ (13.5 x 8.4 cm)
  • Category: Drawing
    Style: Figurative

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