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Jagdish Swaminathan's artistic vision eschewed Western influences and instead looked inwards in search of a unique Indian expression. In this quest, he began exploring ancient totemic symbols to connect modern Indian art with the historical past, and gradually his geometric shapes gave way to natural motifs. The present lot is from his famous 'Bird, Mountain, Tree' series, which was born out of his need to return to a pure form of his subjects....



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  Lot 27 of 67  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
Rs 72,00,000
$101,408

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari (on the reverse)
1983
Oil on canvas
29.25 x 37 in (74.5 x 93.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist

PUBLISHED
Prayag Shukla and Abhishek Kashyap, Kala Ki Duniya Mein, New Delhi: Ananya Prakashan, 2019 (illustrated, cover page)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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