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Jagdish Swaminathan's interest in tribal art predates the Bird, Mountain and Tree series for which he is most widely known. Opposed to the idealism of the Bengal School and the mannerism of European Modernism, Swaminathan's concern was the creation of truly Indian modern art. He believed this could be achieved by going back to the origins as traced through India's tribal traditions. From the beginning of his career in the late 1950s,...



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  Lot 63 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
$71,625
Rs 45,84,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and signed and dated 'J. Swaminathan/ 91' (on the reverse)
1991
Oil on canvas
45.25 x 31.5 in (115.1 x 80.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Lady, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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