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S H Raza
ERC


The present lot was created during a period when Raza's work was undergoing a stylistic and emotional transformation. The role of memory and his early experiences in India now began to increasingly appear in his work. "From the 1960s and early 70s, when he was nearing fifty, Raza's works are impregnated with a sense of double identity... His gestural treatment inducts the layering of raw emotions, expressed through colours and through images...



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  Lot 23 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 84,00,000
$115,068

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
ERC
Signed and dated 'RAZA '70' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'RAZA/ P-833 '70/ "ERC"' (on the reverse)
1970
Oil on canvas
39.25 x 19.75 in (100 x 50 cm)

PROVENANCE
Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris, 21 December 2009, lot 40
Private Collection, USA
From an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Anne Macklin, S H Raza: Catalogue Raisonn??,??1958 - 1971 (Volume I), New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery and The Raza??Foundation, 2016, p. 191 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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