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S H Raza
Germination


"A painting grows gradually, organically. The bija, the seed, is the beginning of human life. This miniscule point which is energy condensed can grow from its embryonic form - to give birth to a whole series of paintings."
- S H Raza

The present lot, titled Germination, shares the name with an important series of paintings done by Raza, in which he explores the idea of birth and growth. Germination is the process of a...



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  Lot 46 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Rs 3,00,00,000
$441,176

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Germination
Signed and dated 'RAZA 87' (lower right); signed and dated again 'RAZA 1987' and inscribed '"GERMINATION" RAZA' (on the reverse)
1987
Acrylic on canvas
39.25 x 39.25 in (100 x 100 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of an Important Family, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Modern Art, Mumbai, The Arts Trust, 2010

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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