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Jangarh Singh Shyam
Birds (Gond Art)


Jangarh Singh Shyam is synonymous with this art form, so much so, that Udayan Vajpeyi, in his essay, "From Music to Painting," proposes that the art be called Jangarh kalam, or Jangarh style. (Sathyapal ed., Native Art of India, Thrissur: Kerala Lalithakala Akademi, 2011, p. 33) Hailing from the Gond tribe in Madhya Pradesh, Jangarh Singh Shyam lived in the jungles of Mandla until a chance encounter with the modern artist Jagdish...



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  Lot 116 of 140  

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

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$5,832
Rs 4,25,700

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jangarh Singh Shyam
Birds (Gond Art)
Signed in Devnagari and dated '1996' (lower right)
1996
Ink on paper
11 x 13.75 in (27.9 x 34.9 cm)

PROVENANCE
The Crites Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Aurogeeta Das, Jangarh Singh Shyam: The Enchanted Forest, Paintings and Drawings from the Crites Collection, New Delhi: Roli Books, 2017, p. 53 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Folk and Tribal


 









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