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Jehangir Sabavala
Stag-Antlered Trees


Painted in 1967, Stag-Antlered Trees was made at a time when Jehangir Sabavala transitioned from his Cubist learnings to a more personal, free-flowing artistic language. During the 1960s, Sabavala made a conscious attempt at transcending the principles of Cubism which he had learnt at the Academie Andre Lhote a decade earlier. By the mid-1960s, he realised "the dangers of an over- reliance on fragmentation... [and] began his trek, his...



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  Lot 11 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Rs 2,16,00,000
$327,273

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Stag-Antlered Trees
Signed and dated 'Sabavala '67' (lower left); inscribed and dated '"Stag-Antlered Trees" / Jehangir Sabavala / 1967' (on the reverse)
1967
Oil on canvas
40 x 30 in (101.5 x 76.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, UK
Christie's, New York, 20 September 2006, lot 46
Property from an Eminent Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
Dilip Chitre, The Reasoning Vision: Jehangir Sabavala's Painterly Universe, New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 1980, p. 30 (illustrated)
Ranjit Hoskote, Pilgrim, Exile, Sorcerer: The Painterly Evolution of Jehangir Sabavala, Mumbai: Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., 1998, p. 101 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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