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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

Untitled



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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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled

Signed in Bengali and dated in English (lower right)
2008
Charcoal on paper
14.5 x 12 in (36.8 x 30.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From a private collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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