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Jagdish Swaminathan's art was informed by his profound interest in the folk and tribal art of Central India. Born in Simla in 1928, it was not until the 1950s that Swaminathan began to paint full-time. At this time he questioned, and rejected, the notion that Indian modernism developed from encounters with the West. In 1962 he, along with some others, formed Group 1890, which was vehemently opposed to both the idealism of the Bengal School and...



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  Lot 32 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 48,00,000
$70,588

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled
1990
Oil on canvas
32 x 46.5 in (81.3 x 118.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Centre for Contemporary Art, New Delhi
Private Collection, Denmark

Also included with this lot is a copy of the book 'Chirai ri tu kya jane' edited by Sitakant Mahapatra

PUBLISHED:
Mahapatra Sitakant ed:, Chirai ri tu kya jane, New Delhi: National Publishing House,1992 (illustrated, cover page)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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