BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 35
 
Quick Zoom
S H Raza
La Terre / The Earth (Green)


This present lot was created during a time of transition for Raza, as he grew closer to the use of geometry and the bindu that emerged in his later works. The colour and composition of La Terre / The Earth (Green) demonstrates his earlier gestural brushwork, but also has distinct elements of structure and geometry. Though the loose brushwork remains, it is now circumscribed within a definite frame composed of solid, horizontal and...



Read More
Artist Profile
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 35 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 1,68,00,000
$254,545

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Import duty applicable Import duty applicable Why?


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
La Terre / The Earth (Green)
Indistinctly signed and dated 'RAZA '81' (lower right, visible under UV light); signed, dated and inscribed 'RAZA / 1981 / "La terre" / "THE EARTH" (Green)' (on the reverse)
1981
Acrylic on canvas
39.25 x 39.25 in (100 x 100 cm)

All proceeds from this sale will benefit Das Tier + Wir, a charity for animal welfare in Bern, Switzerland, founded by Erica Kalika Blochlinger, who has dedicated her life to the ethical treatment of animals

PROVENANCE:
Property from the Collection of Erica Kalika Blochlinger, Switzerland

PUBLISHED:
Ashok Vajpeyi ed., A Life in Art: S.H. Raza, New Delhi: Art Alive Gallery, 2007, pp. 220-221 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 (0) 22 2436 4113 (India); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 11 2436 9415 (New Delhi)