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S H Raza
Terre Jaune


Raza's early constructionist phase of the 1950s, when form and colour were his main preoccupations, was influenced by his encounter with photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson whom he met in Srinagar in 1948. Bresson advised Raza to scrutinise structure in the paintings of Paul Cezanne. This prompted him to attend numerous exhibitions and especially regard the works of the artists he had been encouraged to study, while at the Ecole Nationale des...



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  Lot 20 of 90  

LIVE AUCTION: MODERN EVENING SALE - NEW DELHI
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,44,00,000
$240,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Terre Jaune
Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
1956
Oil on canvas
36 x 28.5 in (91.4 x 72.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Galerie Lara Vincy, Paris
An Important Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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