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S H Raza
Rajasthan IV


During the 1960s, Raza grew restless in France and began visiting India frequently, rediscovering childhood memories of the forests of Madhya Pradesh. He also travelled to other parts of India, but it was Rajasthan which inspired some of his most moving works. The colours of his homeland erupted on his canvas in joyous, gestural strokes as seen in the present lot. Paintings from this period, often named for the places they were inspired by, are...



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  Lot 26 of 65  

EVENING SALE | LIVE AUCTION, MUMBAI
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate
Rs 1,50,00,000 - 2,00,00,000
$234,375 - 312,500


Winning Bid
Rs 2,64,00,000
$412,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Rajasthan IV
Signed and dated 'RAZA '61' (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed 'RAZA/ P. 369 '61/ "RAJASTHAN" IV' (on the reverse)
1961
Oil on board
44.25 x 42.5 in (112.4 x 108.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property from an Eminent Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
Anne Macklin, S H Raza: Catalogue Raisonne', 1958 - 1971 (Volume I), New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2016, p. 71 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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