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V S Gaitonde
Untitled


Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde, for the most part, lived an isolated, spiritually inclined life. In his enigmatic pursuit of abstraction, he preferred silence and solitude-the essence of which is reflected palpably in his paintings-prompting critic Richard Bartholomew to call him "a quiet man and a painter of the quiet reaches of the imagination." (Bartholomew, 1959, quoted in Dnyaneshwar Nadkarni, Gaitonde, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi,...



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  Lot 49 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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$108,000
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ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower left)
1953
Watercolour and pastel on paper
14.25 x 14.5 in (36 x 37 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Chowdhury Family Collection
Saffronart, 6-7 December 2017, lot 62

EXHIBITED:
V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life, New York: The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, 24 October 2014 - 11 February 2015; Venice: Peggy Guggenheim Collection, 3 October 2015 - 10 January 2016

PUBLISHED:
Sandhini Poddar, V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life, New York: The Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, 2014, p. 51 (illustrated)
Vasudev Santu Gaitonde: Sonata of Light, Mumbai: Bodhana Arts and Research Foundation (forthcoming, illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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