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Tyeb Mehta
Untitled


Born in Kapadvanj, a town in Gujarat in 1925, Tyeb Mehta believed, "In art you have to go on for a long time before you can say 'I have done something.'" Initially a film editor, his interest in painting led him to the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai from where he graduated in 1952. Between 1959 and 1964 he lived and worked in London. He also visited the US on a Rockefeller Fund Scholarship in 1968.

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  Lot 72 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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$36,000
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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Tyeb/ 85' (lower left)
1985
Conte on paper
29.5 x 21.75 in (75 x 55 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi
Christie's, 13 September 2011, lot 41
Private Collection, USA

EXHIBITED
Manifestations IX: 75 Artists 20th Century Indian Art, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 30 March - 11 August 2013

PUBLISHED
Ranjit Hoskote ed., Tyeb Mehta: Idea Images Exchanges, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2005, p.117 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., Manifestations VIII, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2012, p. 121 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., Manifestations IX: 75 Artists 20th Century Indian Art, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2013, p. 98 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., Mumbai Modern: Progressive Artists' Group 1947-2013, New Delhi: DAG Modern, 2013, p.411 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., India's Rockfeller Artists, New Delhi: DAG Modern, 2017, p. 274 (illustrated)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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