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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 54 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

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Winning Bid
$4,322
Rs 3,19,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (centre right)
1996
Mixed media on paper
6.25 x 6.5 in (15.8 x 16.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection
Astaguru, 20-21 August 2013, lot 13
Property of a Private Collector, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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