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Lot 136
Ganesh Pyne
Untitled


Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...



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  Lot 136 of 218  

AUCTION 2001 (DECEMBER)
6-12 DECEMBER 2001

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Mixed media on paper
13 x 11 in (33 x 27.9 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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