BROWSE THIS AUCTION



Lot 10
 
Quick Zoom
S H Raza
Untitled


In the 1950s, when Raza lived in France, he did a series of sketches on French newspapers using a pen. They appear to be spontaneous, swiftly executed, with short, energetic crisscrossing strokes that create images of vitality and vigour. The studies offer a glimpse into the artist's constant quest for creating forms and figures. Raza's involvement with figuration was for a brief period in a career largely dominated by abstract paintings of...



Read More
Artist Profile
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 10 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
$8,182
Rs 5,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Untitled
Signed and dated 'RAZA 1953' (lower right); bearing Vadehra Art Gallery label on the hardboard (on the reverse)
1953
Pen and ink on newspaper
10.5 x 8.25 in (26.9 x 21.2 cm)

(Double-sided)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Property from an Important Private Collection, Bangalore

EXHIBITED:
Extending the Line, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 29th June - 28th July 2012

PUBLISHED:
Ashok Vajpeyi ed., A Life in Art: S H Raza, New Delhi: Art Alive Gallery, 2007, p. 179 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 (0) 22 2436 4113 (India); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 11 2436 9415 (New Delhi)