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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 102 of 130  

SUMMER AUCTION 2007
6-7 JUNE 2007

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$8,050
Rs 3,22,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Circa 1970
Pen and ink on paper
4 x 7 in (10.2 x 17.8 cm)

Exhibited and Published:
Modern Indian Works on Paper, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2006

Exhibited:
Paul Robeson Gallery, Newark, New Jersey, 2003
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, 2006

Published:
Ajoy Nag, Ragragini, Calcutta, 1975

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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