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Lot 86
Ganesh Pyne
Woman and the Tree


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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  Lot 86 of 145  

AUCTION 2004 (DECEMBER)
30 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER 2004

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Winning Bid
$5,106
Rs 2,29,781

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Woman and the Tree
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
2002
Ink and pastel on paper
10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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