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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Eglise



INDIAN ART AND THE VENICE BIENNALE

The Venice Biennale is one of the preeminent international art platforms to support and showcase contemporary art practices around the world. It was founded in 1895 to commemorate the silver anniversary of the accession of King Umberto I of Italy, and his consort Margherita of Savoy. Initially displaying only Italian artists by invitation, it opened its doors to international art and...



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  Lot 42 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 42,00,000
$65,625

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Eglise

Signed 'RAZA' (upper left); inscribed and dated 'RAZA 1953' and bearing a Venice Biennale (1956) label (on the reverse)
1953
Oil on board
22.5 x 15 in (57.2 x 38.1 cm)

EXHIBITED:
The Arts of France and the World, Venice: XXVIII Biennale Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia, 1 June - 1 October 1956

PUBLISHED:
Ashok Vajpeyi ed., Understanding Raza: Many Ways of Looking at a Master, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2013, p. 276 (illustrated)
"An Insight into the Artists: Strategies of Being," Shodhganga, p. 258 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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