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N S Harsha
I Treasure those Ripples we Shared


N.S. Harsha’s work demonstrates his unique artistic practice based on the manipulation of traditional Indian miniature painting, known for its intricate illuminations and delicate brushwork, into bold, even absurd images that reflect his narrative bent and strong political views. The astuteness of Harsha’s work lies as much in the scale of his depictions as it does in the meticulous detail of his painting.

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  Lot 131 of 140  

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

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$22,392
Rs 16,34,616

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ARTWORK DETAILS

N S Harsha
I Treasure those Ripples we Shared
Signed 'Harsha' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'Harsha/ 05/ 'I treasure those ripples we shared/ n.s. harsha'' (on the reverse)
2005
Wooden oars, coir rope and watercolour on paper

This work comprises two parts that include a set of two oars measuring 6.25 x 78 x 2.25 in (16 x 198 x 5.5 cm) placed above a set of seven works on paper, each measuring 14 x 10 in (35.6 x 25.3 cm).

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 13-14 June 2018, lot 135

EXHIBITED
The Inverted Tree, presented by Threshold Art Gallery at New Delhi: Shridharani Gallery, 28 September - 6 October 2015

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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