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Jehangir Sabavala
Of Cliff and Fall III


"A river collects to spill the potential turmoil of clouds above into spume below. This thrusts upwards with the force of its descent. Lateral lodes of dull purple, umber and rust are elemental mineral; their fracture softened by planar translucencies and liquid fluencies. A volatile element rips open a fissure in that which confines and defines it. Oppositions open and yield."

- Jehangir Sabavala


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  Lot 16 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Rs 1,38,00,000
$212,308

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Of Cliff and Fall III
Signed and dated 'Sabavala '78' (lower right)
1978
Oil on canvas
55 x 33.5 in (139.7 x 85.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, UK
Saffronart, 19-20 June 2013, lot 10
Private Collection, North India

EXHIBITED
Gallery Art Heritage, Triveri Kala Sangam, New Delhi, 1979
Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1980

PUBLISHED
"From an Artist's Notebook, Jehangir Sabavala", For You: The Magazine with a Mind, November 1979
Catalog 1979-80, exhibition catalogue, New Delhi: Art Heritage, 1980
Priya Devi, The Painterly Search of Jehangir Sabavala: Design, January-March, 1980
Jehangir Sabavala, exhibition catalogue, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 1984, pl. 21, (illustrated, unpaginated)
Season 1987-88, exhibition catalogue, New Delhi: Art Heritage, 1988
Ranjit Hoskote ed., Pilgrim, Exile, Sorcerer: The Painterly Evolution of Jehangir Sabavala, New Delhi: Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., 1998, p. 121 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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