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Ganesh Pyne
Untitled


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...



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  Lot 36 of 119  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

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$24,300
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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (upper right)
1956
Watercolour on paper
13.25 x 12.5 in (33.5 x 32 cm)

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

EXHIBITED:
Ganesh Pyne: A Pilgrim in the Dominion of Shadows, Mumbai: The Museum Gallery presented by Galerie 88, 18-24 April 2005

PUBLISHED:
Ranjit Hoskote, Ganesh Pyne: A Pilgrim in the Dominion of Shadows, Mumbai: Galerie 88, 2005, p. 25

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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