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S H Raza
La Terre


The move towards geometric forms became further pronounced in Raza's work by the mid-1980s, as seen in the present lot. "In terms of painting, immense possibilities seemed to open, based on elementary geometric forms: the point, the circle, vertical, horizontal and diagonal lines, the triangles and the square." The triangles were Raza's symbols for prakriti and purush, the female and male energy which combines to create the...



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  Lot 50 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 3,84,00,000
$581,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
La Terre
Signed and dated 'RAZA '86' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'RAZA / 1986 / "La Terre"' (on the reverse)
1986
Acrylic on canvas
47.25 x 47.25 in (120 x 120 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Aryan Art Gallery, New Delhi
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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