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Ganesh Pyne
Untitled


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 18 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
$3,732
Rs 2,61,240

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed in Bengali (lower right)
Pen and pastel on paper
5.5 x 5.5 in (14 x 14 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, London
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting


 









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