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S H Raza
La Terre


"I have the feeling that after experimentation of many years in the domain of lyrical abstraction, paintings which I did were expressions in colour beyond the subject matter." -S H Raza

Raza's deep involvement with nature and spirituality was a rich source for his art over the past seven decades. The artist, best known for introducing the Bindu into the lexicon of modern Indian art, was also a master of non-geometric gestural...



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  Lot 33 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Rs 1,56,00,000
$236,364

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
La Terre
Signed and dated 'RAZA '68' (lower right); inscribed 'RAZA / P. 776 '68 / "La terre"' (on the reverse)
1968
Oil on canvas
39.25 x 39.25 in (100 x 100 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Galerie Lara Vincy, Paris
Cornette De Saint CYR, Paris, 23 October 2010, lot 9
Grosvenor Gallery, London
Property from an Important Private Collection, Bangalore

EXHIBITED:
Modern and Contemporary Indian Art, London: Grosvenor Vadehra, 12 April - 11 May 2007
Bindu Vistaar, London: Grosvenor Vadehra, 8-30 June 2012
Raza Peintures, Paris: Galerie Lara Vincy, 19 October - 29 November 2015

PUBLISHED:
Raza Catalogue Raisonne, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2016, p. 170 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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