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Tyeb Mehta
Head


Born in Kapadvanj, a town in Gujarat in 1925, Tyeb Mehta believed, "In art you have to go on for a long time before you can say 'I have done something.'" Initially a film editor, his interest in painting led him to the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai from where he graduated in 1952. Between 1959 and 1964 he lived and worked in London. He also visited the US on a Rockefeller Fund Scholarship in 1968.

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  Lot 59 of 76  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 19,20,000
$26,301

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Head
Signed and dated 'Tyeb 97' (upper right); inscribed and dated 'Head/ 1997' (on the reverse)
1997
Crayon on paper
24.75 x 19.25 in (63 x 49 cm)

PROVENANCE
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Yashodhara Dalmia, Tyeb Mehta: Triumph of Vision, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2011, p. 64 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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