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Gieve Patel
Shipbuilding in Mumbai


A substantial part of Gieve Patel's oeuvre has been focussed on the common man in the city of Mumbai. Fellow artist Sudhir Patwardhan describes the artist's "rare sensitivity and concern" as being "evidence of [his] continuing engagement with the human condition." (Sudhir Patwardhan, "Gieve Patel: Looking into the Well... Beyond Metaphor," Critical Collective, online) In his large scale canvases, Patel paints "details of public life and...



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  Lot 74 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 42,00,000
$63,636

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Gieve Patel
Shipbuilding in Mumbai
Signed, dated and inscribed '"Shipbuilding in Mumbai" / (2005) / Gieve Patel' (on the reverse)
2005
Acrylic on canvas
69.75 x 120.5 in (177 x 306 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Gieve Patel: Select Works 1971 - 2006, New Delhi: Gallery Threshold, 24 September - 22 October 2009; Mumbai: Chemould Prescott Road, 7 May - 11 June 2010
Kishore Singh ed., Manifestations IX, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2012, pp. 65-66 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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