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V S Gaitonde
Untitled


Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde, for the most part, lived a solitary, spiritually inclined life - the essence of which reflected palpably in his paintings. Born to Goan parents, he grew up in a chawl in the Girgaum area of Bombay. From his modest beginnings, and against all odds, he pursued an enigmatic quest toward abstraction, and is today regarded as one of the most formidable artists not only in India, but on the world art stage. In an...



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  Lot 48 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Rs 10,12,50,000
$1,534,091

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ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari and signed and dated 'GAITONDE / 70' (on the reverse)
1970
Oil on canvas
60 x 34.75 in (152.1 x 88.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gallery Chanakya, New Delhi
Private Collection, Washington, DC, acquired from the above in 1971
Property from a Private International Collection

EXHIBITED:
V.S. Gaitonde - 1971, New Delhi: Gallery Chanakya at Ashoka Art Gallery, 14-23 February 1971

PUBLISHED:
Roshan Sahani and Narendra Dengle, Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde: Sonata of Light, Mumbai: Bodhana Arts and Research Foundation, 2016, p. 402 (forthcoming, illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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