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Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...



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  Lot 68 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

Estimate



Winning Bid
$10,380
Rs 7,16,220

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne

a) Untitled
Signed in Bengali indisticntly (lower right)
Ink on paper
4 x 3 in (10.3 x 7.8 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed in Bengali indistinctly (lower right)
Ink on paper
3.5 x 3 in (8.8 x 7.9 cm)

c) Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali indisticntly (lower right)
Ink on paper
3.75 x 3 in (9.4 x 7.8 cm)

(Set of three)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 6-7 June 2007, lot 127

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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