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S H Raza
Germination


At the heart of S H Raza’s art is the celebration of nature, whether it emerged through his early expressionist watercolour landscapes from the 1940s, or the Cubist compositions during his time in Paris, or his later abstract works characterised by the fusion of geometric forms with principles of spirituality. Often, his themes were drawn from his childhood memories spent in the forests of his native village in Madhya Pradesh. Raza’s stylistic...



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  Lot 92 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

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$5,520
Rs 4,02,960

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Germination
Inscribed, signed and dated '92/100 "GERMINATION" RAZA '87' (along the lower edge)
1987
Aquatint on paper
Print size: 19.5 x 19.75 in (49.8 x 50.2 cm)
Sheet size: 20.75 x 20.5 in (53.2 x 52.5 cm)

Ninety-two from a limited edition of 100

PROVENANCE
Acquired by a Portuguese diplomat during his posting in India
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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