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Nasreen Mohamedi
Untitled


"I cannot seek form without. It has to come from within." - Nasreen Mohamedi

Nasreen Mohamedi painted only a few canvases in her remarkable career, and by the 1970s had ceased working with the easel altogether. Her aesthetics progressed to a delicate and minimalist sensibility when she made a complete shift to paper as her material of choice. Her increasingly fragile health was reflected in the ephemeral creations with which...



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  Lot 14 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 2,40,00,000
$363,636

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Nasreen Mohamedi
Untitled
Circa 1960
Oil on canvas
47.5 x 35.5 in (120.7 x 90.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Collection of Geeta Khandelwal, Mumbai

PUBLISHED:
Altaf ed., Nasreen in Retrospective, Bombay: Ashraf Mohamedi Trust, 1995, p. 69 (illustrated)
Neville Tuli ed., The Flamed-Mosaic: Indian Contemporary Painting, Ahmedabad: The Tuli Foundation for Holistic Education & Art (HEART), 1997, p. 223 (illustrated)
Badar Jahan ed., Abstraction in Indian Painting: Post Independence Era, New Delhi: Kaveri Books, 2008, p. 105 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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