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V S Gaitonde
Untitled


"I work as an individual. I do not have a scientific point of view; it is mostly my total experience of life [and] nature that comes through me, that is manifested on canvas. For me every painting I do is a miracle... So I cannot really form a philosophy. It is my sincere belief in life, truth, God, whatever it is that prompts me to paint." - V S GAITONDE

Painted in 1982, the present lot was created during the height of V S...



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  Lot 12 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Rs 26,87,50,000
$3,785,211

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ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari, dated twice and signed 'V.S. GAITONDE/ 82' (on the reverse)
1982
Oil on canvas
60 x 40 in (152.4 x 101.6 cm)

This work will be published on the cover of Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde: Sonata of Light, a forthcoming limited edition publication of two volumes, co-authored by Roshan Shahani, Narendra Dengle, Amrit Gangar and Jesal Thacker, and published by Bodhana Arts and Research Foundation, Mumbai.

PROVENANCE
Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
Collection of Procter & Gamble, Mumbai
Collection of Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan
Pundole's, Mumbai, 9 April 2015, lot 233

EXHIBITED
Thirty Indian Artists from the Collection of Richardson Hindustan, Bombay: Jehangir Art Gallery, 16 - 22 December 1985

PUBLISHED
Nissim Ezekiel,Thirty Indian Artists from the Collection of Richardson Hindustan, Bombay, 1985 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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