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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Untitled (Yellow Landscape)



At the heart of S H Raza’s art is the celebration of nature, whether it emerged through his early expressionist watercolour landscapes from the 1940s, or the Cubist compositions during his time in Paris, or his later abstract works characterised by the fusion of geometric forms with principles of spirituality. Often, his themes were drawn from his childhood memories spent in the forests of his native village in Madhya Pradesh. Raza’s stylistic...



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  Lot 8 of 70  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
12 FEBRUARY 2015

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Rs 42,00,000
$68,852

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Untitled (Yellow Landscape)

Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1956
Gouache on paper
25 x 33 in (63.5 x 83.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Zwemmer Gallery, London
Private Collection, London

EXHIBITED:
Transferences, Zwemmer Gallery, London, 1958
This exhibition at the Zwemmer Gallery in Litchfield street was a group show of Commonwealth artists including Souza, the show proves to be the inspiration for the Commonwealth Biennale of Abstract Art, first held at the Commonwealth Institute in 1963

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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