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Tyeb Mehta
Head


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 23 of 84  

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8-9 APRIL 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Head
Signed and dated 'Tyeb 97' (upper right); inscribed and dated 'Head/ 1997' (on the reverse)
1997
Crayon on paper
24.75 x 19.25 in (63 x 49 cm)

PROVENANCE
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting


 









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