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Jehangir Sabavala
Treeline II


Jehangir Sabavala's art is universal and placeless, drawing deliberately from European traditions. But film maker Arun Khopkar points out that "People who only knew him as a 'Westernised" person, did not know how deep was his knowledge of the Indian landscape, its trees, rocks, ravines and waterfalls." (Arun Khopkar, "Colours of Absence," The Hindu Magazine, 10 September 2011, online) The present lot presents a sweeping, mountainous...



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  Lot 25 of 65  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate
Rs 2,00,00,000 - 3,00,00,000
$312,500 - 468,750








ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Treeline II
Signed and dated 'Sabavala 86' (lower right)
1986
Oil on canvas
36.25 x 60.25 in (92.2 x 153 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, Mumbai
Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
Ranjit Hoskote ed., Pilgrim, Exile, Sorcerer: The Painterly Evolution of Jehangir Sabavala, Mumbai: Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., 1998, p. 167 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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