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Ganesh Pyne
Untitled


Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...



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  Lot 84 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 36,00,000
$54,545

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
2007
Tempera on canvas
18.5 x 21.25 in (47 x 54 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Acquired from the above by the previous owner
Property from an Important Family Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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