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Jehangir Sabavala
Plum - Dark Twilight


The sombre palette of Sabavala's Plum Dark Twilight obscures the precise definition of a horizon, hinting at a sky-either moments before the sun rises or as its last rays beckon dusk. This ambiguous light is reflected in the dark waters below. This painting marks the beginning of a new pictorial language which Sabavala would explore in later years. In a statement to the American art critic George Butcher a year before this painting was...



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  Lot 38 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Rs 72,00,000
$110,769

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Plum - Dark Twilight
Signed and dated 'Sabavala 65' (lower left); signed and dated again 'Jehangir Sabavala 1965' and inscribed 'PLUM-DARK TWILGHT' (on the reverse)
1965
Oil on canvas
26 x 35 in (66 x 88.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of a Parsi Lady
Christie's, New York, 31 March 2005, lot 306
Collection of a Gentleman, India

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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