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Anjolie Ela Menon
(1940)

Untitled



Anjolie Ela Menon is one of India's foremost women Modernists. In the present lot, Menon uses the window frame to allude literally to the act of watching. The woman enclosed within the window is both the observer and the observed. Menon began exploring the possibilities of form and composition using windows in the 1970s. This prompted her to search for old windows and doors in Mumbai's Lakkar Bazaar, where she collected ornate windows that once...



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  Lot 43 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Rs 19,20,000
$28,235

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Anjolie Ela Menon
Untitled

Signed 'Anjolie Ela Menon' (lower right)
Oil on masonite board
35.75 x 20.25 in (91.1 x 51.7 cm)

The frame on top is part of the artwork

PROVENANCE:
Collection of an Eminent Family, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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