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S H Raza
The Invisible Cross


The present lot is an important work in Raza's oeuvre, representing a shift in style, medium and subject that ushered in a new inventive painting phase in his career. At the heart of Raza's art is the celebration of nature, which manifests throughout - from his early expressionist watercolour landscapes from the 1940s, the Cubist compositions during his time in Paris, to his later abstract works characterised by the fusion of geometric forms...



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  Lot 15 of 90  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
24-25 JUNE 2020

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Winning Bid
$189,405
Rs 1,40,16,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
The Invisible Cross
Signed and dated 'RAZA/ '70' (centre left); signed, dated and inscribed 'RAZA/ "The Invisible Cross"/ P-830 '70/ 60 P' (on the reverse)
1970
Oil on canvas
51.25 x 35 in (130 x 89 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the Artist
Private European Collection
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Anne Macklin, S H Raza: Catalogue Raisonne, 1958 - 1971 (Volume I), New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery and The Raza Foundation, 2016, p. 189 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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