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V S Gaitonde
Untitled


"Everything starts from silence. The silence of the brush. The silence of the canvas. The silence of the painting knife. The painter starts by absorbing all these silences." - V S GAITONDE

In 1968, Gaitonde made a radical shift from his early horizontal canvases to a vertical format, which he retained through the rest of his career. After a series of watery, blue-green works painted between 1968 and 1969, Gaitonde explored the...



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  Lot 51 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari and signed and dated 'GAITONDE/ 70' (on the reverse)
1970
Oil on canvas
60 x 34.75 in (152.1 x 88.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gallery Chanakya, New Delhi
Private Collection, Washington, DC, acquired from the above in 1971
Saffronart, New Delhi, 8 September 2016, lot 48

EXHIBITED
V S Gaitonde - 1971, presented by Gallery Chanakya at New Delhi: Ashoka Art Gallery, 14 - 23 February 1971

PUBLISHED
V S Gaitonde - 1971, New Delhi: Gallery Chanakya, 1971 (illustrated)
Vasudev Santu Gaitonde: Sonata of Light, Mumbai: Bodhana Arts and Research Foundation (forthcoming, illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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