BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 47
 
Quick Zoom
Tyeb Mehta
Falling Figure II


Born in Kapadvanj, a town in Gujarat in 1925, Tyeb Mehta believed, "In art you have to go on for a long time before you can say 'I have done something.'" Initially a film editor, his interest in painting led him to the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai from where he graduated in 1952. Between 1959 and 1964 he lived and worked in London. He also visited the US on a Rockefeller Fund Scholarship in 1968.

Like most other artists of the...



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



  Lot 47 of 77  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 26,40,000
$40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Falling Figure II
Signed and dated 'Tyeb 92' (upper right)
1992
Crayon on paper pasted on paper
24.75 x 18.75 in (62.6 x 47.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Sotheby's, New York, 10 September 2012, lot 36
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
Tyeb Mehta: Triumph of Vision, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 15 January - 18 February 2011

PUBLISHED:
Tyeb Mehta: Triumph of Vision, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2011, p. 70 (illustrated)

Category: Drawing
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 (0) 22 2436 4113 (India); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 11 2436 9415 (New Delhi)