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Arpita Singh
(1937)

Untitled



The present lot, painted on black silk, demonstrates Arpita Singh's abiding interest in textiles, and specifically, the traditional Kantha embroidery of her native Bengal, spawned by her time designing textiles at the Weaver's Service Centres in Calcutta and New Delhi in the mid-1960s. Her work is influenced by folk art, miniature painting and references to history and mythology, often featuring gravity-defying figures and objects set against...



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  Lot 24 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 38,40,000
$56,471

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpita Singh
Untitled

Signed and dated 'ARPITA SINGH 91' (upper right)
1991
Silver and gold paint on fabric
83.75 x 39 in (213 x 99 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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