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Tyeb Mehta
(1925 - 2009)

Untitled



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.

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  Lot 48 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 15,60,000
$23,636

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled

Inscribed, signed and dated 'for Raza & Jeanine / Tyeb 73' (lower right); bearing Vadehra Art Gallery label on the hardboard (on the reverse)
1973
Pencil on paper
20.25 x 21 in (51.4 x 53.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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