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Jagdish Swaminathan was born in Simla in 1928. His education in art consisted of short spells at the Delhi Polytechnic and later, in Poland. It was only in the late 50's that he started devoting his time completely to art. He was a member of the Communist Party of India in the mid-50's and worked as a journalist and art critic for the Left magazines. Swaminathan founded the "Group 1890" in August 1962. This group put up their only show in 1963....



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  Lot 31 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 1,14,00,000
$167,647

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right)
1970
Oil on canvas
49.5 x 68.5 in (125.5 x 174 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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