BROWSE THIS AUCTION



USD payment onlyLot 19
 
Quick Zoom


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...



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



  Lot 19 of 119  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

Estimate



Winning Bid
$12,000
Rs 7,68,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

USD payment only USD payment only. Why?


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne

a) Baul
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left) and bearing a label with the title, signed and dated in Bengali by the artist on the hardboard (on the reverse)
2005
Watercolour and pastel on paper
12 x 9 in (30.5 x 22.9 cm)

b) Young Baul
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left) and bearing a label with the title, signed and dated in Bengali by the artist on the hardboard (on the reverse)
2005
Watercolour and pastel on paper
12 x 9 in (30.5 x 22.9 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Galerie 88, Kolkata
Property from an Important Private Collection, UK

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