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Lot 77
Tyeb Mehta
Kali


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 77 of 130  

SUMMER AUCTION 2007
6-7 JUNE 2007

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Winning Bid
$987,500
Rs 3,95,00,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Kali
Signed and dated in English (verso)
1989
Oil on canvas
67 x 54 in (170.2 x 137.2 cm)

Published:
Tyeb Mehta - Ideas Images Exchanges, Vadehra Art Gallery, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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