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S H Raza
Earth


"In 1947 India became independent and we were immensely happy. We wanted to take our destiny in our hands, not only as Indians. As painters. As thinkers. As people involved in 'artistic research'. There was very little of this 'research' in India....in the schools we were learning European art-painting and drawing from models, Greek and Roman, and following the European way of the 'world seen by the retina' or the eyes, as opposed to the concept...



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  Lot 33 of 85  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
10-11 JUNE 2015

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Winning Bid
$1,231,001
Rs 7,75,53,071

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Earth
Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
1986
Acrylic on canvas
39 x 78.5 in (99.1 x 199.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
A Distinguished Family Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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