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Ganesh Pyne
Untitled (Draupadi)


Ganesh Pyne's art is deeply personal and emerges from memories and images drawn from mythology, private dreams, and personal tragedies. At several points during his career, Pyne returned to the Mahabharata, which held a deep fascination for him. He has been quoted to have said, "There is no happiness in the Mahabharata." The present lot, a portrait of Draupadi, was part of the Mahabharata theme he painted in his later years. In his...



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  Lot 26 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate
Rs 25,00,000 - 30,00,000
$34,970 - 41,960








ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled (Draupadi)
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Conte on paper
18.25 x 11.25 in (46.6 x 28.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from CIMA, Kolkata

EXHIBITED:
Ganesh Pyne and Lalu Prasad Shaw: Two Faces of Bengal Modernism, presented by Kolkata: Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA) at New Delhi: India Habitat Centre, 1- 6 February 2016
Divine Intervention, Mumbai: Akara Art, 8 September - 28 October 2017

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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