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Lot 48
Ganesh Pyne
Head of a Young Woman


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 48 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
$28,710
Rs 12,34,530

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Head of a Young Woman
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
1993
Mixed media on paper
10.5 x 8 in (26.7 x 20.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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