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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 71 of 76  

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

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Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$19,726

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
2002
Pastel on paper
12.25 x 10.75 in (31.2 x 27.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Sarla Art Gallery, Chennai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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