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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 105 of 200  

AUCTION DECEMBER 2005
6-8 DECEMBER 2005

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$172,700
Rs 75,98,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Swim
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1969
Tempera on canvas
26 x 22 in (66 x 55.9 cm)

This lot will be shipped in a crate

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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