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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Untitled



The colours and composition of the present lot demonstrate elements of gestural brushwork, but distinct elements of structure and geometry are also visible. The loose brushwork is circumscribed within a frame composed of solid, horizontal lines of colour. Raza employs dark, multi-hued earthy colours and divides space in a way that is reminiscent of a traditional miniature painting format.

Art critic Rudy von Leyden, wrote of Raza's...



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  Lot 16 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Rs 90,00,000
$136,364

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Untitled

Signed and dated 'RAZA 1982' (on the reverse)
1982
Acrylic on canvas
25.5 x 19.75 in (65 x 50 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Galerie Loeb, Bern in 1982
Emil Weber collection, Basel
Thence by descent
Heinz Weber, Basel and Rosemarie Herbrand-Weber, Munich

EXHIBITED:
Solo Exhibition, Bern: Galerie Loeb, 1982

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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