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Tyeb Mehta
Untitled


This work, seemingly hinging on a tension, highlights Mehta's early artistic concerns, serving as a precursor to his idiomatic development. Completely unlike his later figurative works, it is a very rare painting that shows a confluence of folk and tribal influences. This ties in with the concerns of contemporaries such as Shankar Palsikar, who imbibed folk and tribal techniques in his art and influenced Mehta. Mehta developed an affinity to...



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  Lot 44 of 90  

MODERN EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
4 SEPTEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 98,40,000
$164,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (lower right)and inscribed in English (verso)
1954
Gouache on paper
13 x 7.5 in (33 x 19 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Originally gifted by the artist to Baburao and Vijoo Sadwelkar on the occasion of their wedding in 1954
A Notable Private Collection, Mumbai

INSCRIBED VERSO:
“Tyeb” and mentioned “To, Baburao and Vijoo"

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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