BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 26
Baiju Parthan
(1956)

Fable - Infnite State Device



Initially, Baiju Parthan resisted a career as an artist. "In Kerala," he explains, "you are what your work is. And in Kerala's Communist schema, the artist is at the lowest rung of society." Parthan began as an engineer, but was drawn into the world of art in 1974, when he stumbled onto a book detailing the history of Western art. "With that book," he says, "the chronology and the institution of art became known to me." He became familiar with...

Based on:
Catalogue by Ranjit Hoskote
Interview by Sylee Gore



Read More
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 26 of 135  

SPRING AUCTION 2007
7-8 MARCH 2007

Estimate



Winning Bid
$26,582
Rs 11,43,042

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Baiju Parthan
Fable - Infnite State Device

Signed and dated in English (lower left) and (verso)
1996
Acrylic and thread on canvas
35 x 18 in (88.9 x 45.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 22 6855 4100 (Mumbai); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 95555 84229 (New Delhi)