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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 78 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

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Winning Bid
$10,208
Rs 7,55,400

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed in Bengali and dated '2008' (lower right)
2008
Mixed media on paper pasted on mountboard
18 x 17 in (45.6 x 43 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Hyderabad
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting


 









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