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S H Raza
L'arbre


At the heart of S H Raza’s art is the celebration of nature, whether it emerged through his early expressionist watercolour landscapes from the 1940s, or the Cubist compositions during his time in Paris, or his later abstract works characterised by the fusion of geometric forms with principles of spirituality. Often, his themes were drawn from his childhood memories spent in the forests of his native village in Madhya Pradesh. Raza’s stylistic...



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  Lot 32 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 19,20,000
$29,091

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
L'arbre
Signed and dated 'Raza '64' (lower right); signed twice, dated and inscribed 'RAZA / L'arbre / P 553 '64, (B)' (on the reverse)
1964
Oil on board
14.5 x 13.25 in (37 x 33.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, Paris
Private Collection, India

PUBLISHED:
Raza Catalogue Raisonne 1958-1971 (Volume I), New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2016, p. 116 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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