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Ganesh Pyne
Still Life with Flower Vase


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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18-19 MARCH 2015

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Ganesh Pyne
Still Life with Flower Vase
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
1991
Watercolour, pen and ink on paper
6.5 x 5 in (16.5 x 12.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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