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Jehangir Sabavala
(1922 - 2011)

The City - IV

This work is part of a series that grapples with one of Sabavala`s most recent subjects – the city. In “a tribute to the city that nourished him, Bombay, and another, New York”, Sabavala sought to apply his signature style to a new theme – the cityscape (Amrita Jhaveri, A Guide to 101 Modern & Contemporary Indian Artists, India Book House, Mumbai, 2005, p.80-81). Though his palette remains muted and the canvas meticulously structured as in his...

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  Lot 8 of 160  

6-7 DECEMBER 2006


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Jehangir Sabavala
The City - IV

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
Oil on canvas
35.75 x 59.75 in (90.8 x 151.8 cm)

Exhibited: ‘The Art of Jehangir Sabavala’ at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai and New Delhi, 2005 - 2006

Published: The Crucible of Painting - The Art of Jehangir Sabavala, by Ranjit Hoskote, Eminence Designs Pvt Ltd, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


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