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Ganesh Pyne
The Gardener


Ganesh Pyne's art is marked by a sense of gloom, drawn from his own personal experiences with death. The focal point of the present lot is a pale, ghostly bust at the base of a dying tree trunk. The Gardener, referred to in the title, is palpable by his absence. When Pyne paints subjects such as "assassins, woodcutters, fishermen, gardeners, hunters... He projects his men as a vanquished breed... It is quite apparent, that the men Pyne...



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  Lot 56 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 51,60,000
$81,905

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
The Gardener
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
2004
Tempera on canvas
21 x 19.5 in (53.4 x 49.4 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Ranjit Hoskote, Ganesh Pyne: A Pilgrim in the Dominion of Shadows, Mumbai: Galerie 88, 2005, p. 123

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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