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"My art, a mixture of academic, impressionist and cubist texture, form and colour, acquired a distinct style in the mid ’60s. And with each step I have evolved a new experience. But if I look back, I find I have carried all the elements forward."

Born in 1922 in Mumbai, Jehangir Sabavala studied at the best-known art colleges of the world. After receiving his first fine arts diploma from the Sir J.J. School of Art,...



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  Lot 46 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 66,00,000
$100,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Sabavala '49' (lower right)
1949
Oil on canvas
21 x 17.25 in (53.1 x 43.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Aquired from Preserve the web of life: An exhibition / auction of famed yesteryears' and contemporary Indian Artists from 1857-1997, 22-24 January 1998, lot 128
Property from an Eminent Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Preserve the web of life: An exhibition / auction of famed yesteryears' and contemporary Indian Artists from 1857-1997, New Delhi: India Habitat Centre, 22-23 January 1998

PUBLISHED:
Preserve the web of life: An exhibition / auction of famed yesteryears' and contemporary Indian Artists from 1857-1997, New Delhi: WWF INDIA, 1998 (illustrated, unpaginated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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