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Tyeb Mehta
(1925 - 2009)

Untitled



This rare, early work by Tyeb Mehta is one of the few gestural expressionist paintings he made before his trip to America in 1968 on a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, where he embarked on his investigation into colour field painting. Composed of brown and red hues, the seated figures would blend into the hazy background, were it not for the animated gestures of the man on the left. His face, with its expressive features, is the focal point of...



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  Lot 52 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled

1966
Oil on canvas
48.5 x 58 in (123.5 x 147.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
Hoskote, Gandhi et.al., Tyeb Mehta: Ideas Images Exchanges, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2005, p. 77 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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