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Nataraj Sharma
Urban Animal (Horse)


Th e present lot is an unusual composition from Sharma's otherwise machine-oriented works, and suggests a new concern for the artist. Urban Animal (Horse) depicts a domesticated horse standing in front of an ornate gate. Th e opulent setting is at odds with the equine animal whose rustic-looking harness and saddle point to its plebeian ownership. Sharma has created other similar works in which animals or humans stand alone against an...



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  Lot 76 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Rs 57,60,000
$91,429

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Nataraj Sharma
Urban Animal (Horse)
Signed, dated and inscribed 'Nataraj/ NATARAJ SHARMA/ URBAN ANIMAL (HORSE)/ 19 JAN 2006 - 27 FEB 2012/ 19 JAN 06/ BARODA' (on the reverse on both panels)
2006 - 2012
Oil on canvas
91.5 x 133.5 in (232.5 x 339 cm)

(Diptych)

EXHIBITED:
Ideas of the Sublime, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, 5-10 April, 2013

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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