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Ganesh Pyne
Vulture


Ganesh Pyne's art was shaped by his childhood encounters with the violence he experienced during riots in Kolkata in pre-Independent India. These unsettling memories emerge in his paintings in the form of images drawn from myths and private dreams. The present lot comes from a particularly tragic period in the artist's life. Painted after his older brother's death, his despair is evident from the skeletal figure of the vulture, a predatory bird...



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  Lot 37 of 119  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
6-7 JUNE 2017

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Winning Bid
$59,256
Rs 37,92,384

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Vulture
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left); bearing a label with title, signed and dated in Bengali by the artist on the hardboard (on the reverse)
1982
Tempera on canvas
21.25 x 15.75 in (54 x 39.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Property from an Eminent Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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