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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Encontre



Encontre shows S H Raza's thoughtful and deliberate approach to abstract forms and shapes. He creates an intersecting network of lines and planes to form the triangular symbols of purush and prakriti, the male and female energies which beget life and form the balancing forces of nature. Ochre, umber, sienna, red and brown represent the searing heat and passion of Central India, where Raza was born and raised. Through this...



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  Lot 50 of 150  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JUNE 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,80,80,360
$425,460

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Encontre

Signed and dated 'RAZA '85' (lower right); signed twice, dated and inscribed 'RAZA/ 1985/ "Encountre''[sic]' (on the reverse)
1985
Acrylic on canvas
47.25 x 47.25 in (120 x 120 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Saffronart, 19-20 June 2012, lot 6
Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED:
Ranjit Hoskote, Ashok Vajpeyi, Yashodhara Dalmia and Avni Doshi, Vistaar: S H Raza, Mumbai: Art Musings, 2012, p. 54 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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