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S H Raza
La Terre


"The obscure black space is charged with latent forces asking for fulfilment."
- S H RAZA

Through the 1970s and 1980s, Raza explored the emotional content of colours and landscape, seen most strikingly in his La Terre series from this period. Raza held a deep fear and fascination for the dense forests of Kakaiya, and this feeling intensifi ed at night. He once recalled, "Nights in the forests were hallucinating;...



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  Lot 8 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 2,64,00,000
$419,048

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
La Terre
Signed and dated 'RAZA 72' (lower right); inscribed 'RAZA/ 1972/ 50M/ "La Terre"' (on the reverse)
1972
Oil on canvas
28.75 x 45.75 in (73 x 116 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
The R. Floch Collection, France
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Dubai

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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