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V S Gaitonde
Untitled


The present lot was painted in the mid-1980s, a period that represented a significant shift in V S Gaitonde's oeuvre and life. An accident caused the artist to take a hiatus from painting on canvas, and he turned instead to smaller format works on paper. These works, which explored the visual possibilities of lines and calligraphy, were "linear signatures which intrigue, hypnotise and evoke a mood of prayer." (Dnyaneshwar Nadkarni quoted in...



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  Lot 45 of 84  

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8-9 APRIL 2020

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ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde
Untitled
Signed in Devnagari and dated '85' (lower right)
1985
Ink on paper pasted on board
13.5 x 9.75 in (34.5 x 24.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
A Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai
Saffronart, 19-20 June 2012, lot 37
Saffronart, Mumbai, 2 December 2014, lot 12
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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