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Ganesh Pyne
Untitled


Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...



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  Lot 73 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
1999
Mixed media on board
12.5 x 9.75 in (31.9 x 24.8 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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