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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

Woman



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 5 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 12,00,000
$16,667

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Woman

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
2003
Mixed media on paper
11 x 9.75 in (27.9 x 25 cm)

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Art Centre, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Unknown


 









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