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George Keyt
(1901 - 1992)

Untitled



Born In Sri Lanka in 1901, he started exhibiting in the 1920's and the work from this period is strongly influenced by Buddhist and Hindu iconography. The 1930's saw him preoccupied with the depiction of episodes from the Buddhist Jataka or Birth stories, culminating in the representation of the life and times of the Buddha on the walls of the circumambulatory shrine room of Gautami Vihara in Borella in 1940. At the same time he was also exposed...



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  Lot 36 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 5,40,000
$8,571

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

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ARTWORK DETAILS

George Keyt
Untitled

Signed and dated 'G. Keyt 60' (lower left)
1960
Watercolour and gouache on paper
19 x 14.5 in (48.3 x 36.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property from an Important European Private Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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