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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

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 126 of 130  

SUMMER AUCTION 2007
6-7 JUNE 2007

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
2004
Mixed media on paper
14.75 x 11.75 in (37.5 x 29.8 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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