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Lot 116
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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  Lot 116 of 150  

AUCTION MAY 2006
10-11 MAY 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
$7,865
Rs 3,38,195

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
a) & c) 1991 b) 1989
Pen and ink on paper
a) & c) 10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm) (each)
b) 11 x 8.5 in (28 x 21.6 cm)

(Set of three)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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