Ganesh Pyne

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. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Raja Ravi Varma Award from the Kerala Government
  • 2009 D.Litt...
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    Lot 56 Details

    Winter Live Auction: Indian Art 15 December 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Shadow

    Tempera on canvas pasted on mount board

    21.75 x 22.75 in

    $123,290-164,385
    Rs 90,00,000-1,20,00,000

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    Lot 55 Details

    Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    6.5 x 8.75 in

    Winning bid
    $8,400
    Rs 6,21,600
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    Lot 56 Details

    Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 13-14 October 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Lion and the Dancer

    Ink, crayon and watercolour on paper

    13 x 12 in



    Lot 28 Details

    Modern Indian Art 13 October 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Woman Sowing

    Tempera on canvas pasted on paper

    21.25 x 25.5 in

    Winning bid
    $275,676
    Rs 2,04,00,000
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    Summer Live Auction 13 July 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    The Window

    Tempera on canvas

    16.75 x 20.5 in

    Winning bid
    $150,000
    Rs 1,10,25,000
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    Lot 25 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 16 November 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Pen, ink and pastel on graph paper

    10 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $2,232
    Rs 1,62,930
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 24 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 31 August 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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    Winning bid
    $2,377
    Rs 1,73,490
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    Lot 27 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 20 July 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

    Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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    Winning bid
    $4,350
    Rs 3,17,550
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    Lot 41 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 25 May 2021

    Ganesh Pyne

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    $2,250
    Rs 1,62,000
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    EXHIBITIONS          
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    Lot 8 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Jotting on paper

    9.5 x 8.5 in




    Lot 9 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Jotting on paper

    10 x 8.5 in




    Lot 10 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Jotting on paper

    10 x 8 in




    Lot 1 Details

    From the Shadows - Ganesh Pyne | Akar Prakar. 2 Aug-10 Oct 2020

    Ganesh Pyne

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper

    5.25 x 3.25 in




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