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The present lot is a rare and monumental work created with two separate canvasses titled Jaipur and Jodhpur. Painted in 1976, these paintings of the two Rajasthani cities have an important place in the artist’s oeuvre, representing a shift in style, medium and subject. At the heart of S H Raza’s art is the celebration of nature, which manifests in his early expressionist watercolour landscapes from the 1940s, the Cubist compositions ...



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  Lot 30 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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Winning Bid
$2,040,000
Rs 13,87,20,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza

a) Jaipur
Signed and dated 'RAZA '76' (lower centre); signed, dated and inscribed 'Raza/ 1976/ "JAIPUR"' and titled in Devnagari (on the reverse)
1976
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 48 in. (122 x 122 cm.)

PUBLISHED
Olivier Germain-Thomas, S. H. Raza: Mandalas, Paris: Éditions Albin Michel, 2004, p. 34 (illustrated)
Ashok Vajpeyi ed., A Life in Art: S H Raza, New Delhi: Art Alive Gallery, 2007, pp.124-125 (illustrated)
Alain Bonfand ed., Raza, Paris: Editions de la Difference, 2008, p. 97 (illustrated)
S H Raza: Punaraagman, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2011, p. 52 (illustrated)

b) Jodhpur
Signed and dated 'RAZA '76' (lower centre); signed, dated and inscribed 'Raza/ 1976/ "JODHPUR"' and titled in Devnagari (on the reverse)
1976
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 48 in. (122 x 122 cm.)

PUBLISHED
Alain Bonfand ed., Raza, Paris: Editions de la Difference, 2008, p. 95 (illustrated)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Property from the Collection of Kurt Erhart

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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