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S H Raza
Eglise


Syed Haider Raza went to Paris on a scholarship in September 1950. Seeing original works by Matisse, Picasso and Cezanne had a huge impact on his development as an artist. The following decade witnessed tremendous innovation and experimentation in his works, in style, medium and form.

"His medium changed from gouache in tempera to impasto in oil, signifying a major breakthrough with the paint coming into its own. He moved out to the...



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  Lot 12 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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Winning Bid
$42,364
Rs 27,96,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Eglise
Signed 'RAZA' (upper left); inscribed and dated again 'RAZA 1953' and bearing Venice Biennale label (on the reverse)
1953
Oil on board
23.5 x 16 in (60 x 40.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Saffronart, 16-17 June 2010, lot 75

EXHIBITED:
The Arts of France and the World, XXVIIIth, Venice: Venice Biennale, 1956

PUBLISHED:
Ashok Vajpeyi ed., Understanding Raza: Many Ways of Looking at a Master, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2013, p.276 (illustrated)
"An Insight into the Artists: Strategies of Being," Shodhganga, p. 258 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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