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Tyeb Mehta
(1925 - 2009)

Untitled



Witness to violence and horror at a very young age, the images of slaughtering and powerlessness have had a profound impact on Tyeb Mehta. He explored these themes through his falling figures and trussed bulls. His figures remain mangled in pain and fear, forcing the viewer to witness the brutality of human nature. "Tyeb's focal images are symptomatic of their lifeworld: they attest to the churning chaos of Indian society, its antinomies of...



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  Lot 37 of 105  

MODERN MASTERS ON PAPER: LIVE AUCTION
2 DECEMBER 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 15,60,000
$26,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
1984
Pencil on paper
9.5 x 7 in (24.1 x 17.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection, India

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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