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Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled (Bird Mountain Tree series)


Jagdish Swaminathan was born in Simla in 1928. His education in art consisted of short spells at the Delhi Polytechnic and later, in Poland. It was only in the late 50's that he started devoting his time completely to art. He was a member of the Communist Party of India in the mid-50's and worked as a journalist and art critic for the Left magazines. Swaminathan founded the "Group 1890" in August 1962. This group put up their only show in 1963....



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  Lot 70 of 89  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
27-28 MARCH 2019

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$90,000
Rs 61,20,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled (Bird Mountain Tree series)
Signed and dated in Devnagari (on the reverse)
1981
Oil on canvas
35.75 x 36 in (91 x 91.2 cm)

This lot was illustrated in Bonhams, London, 22 November 2016, lot 13

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist in the 1980s
Private Collection, Mumbai
Private Collection, Dubai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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