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V S Gaitonde
Untitled


An accident in the mid-1980s caused Gaitonde to take a hiatus from painting on his trademark large canvases. Instead, he turned to smaller format drawings and ink works on paper, as seen in the present lot. He used this medium to explore the visual possibilities of form and calligraphy, which stemmed from his interest in Zen philosophy. "His ink drawings from 1985-87... form an important part of his overall oeuvre and consist of nonmimetic...



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  Lot 42 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
$72,000
Rs 50,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and dated '87' (lower right)
1987
Ink on paper pasted on mountboard
13.5 x 9.5 in (34.2 x 24.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting


 









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