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S H Raza
Moulin (Wind-Mill)


The present lot continues S H Raza's preoccupation with the French landscape. Titled Moulin (Windmill), it depicts his semiabstracted representation of his adopted country, and was perhaps a gift to his friend and noteworthy collector Bal Chhabda.

Between 1954 and 1965, Raza followed, literally, in the footsteps of the French artist Paul Cezanne - whose work and composition had been brought to his attention a few years earlier...



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  Lot 9 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 72,00,000
$100,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Moulin (Wind-Mill)
Signed and dated 'RAZA '60' (lower right); signed twice, inscribed and dated 'RAZA/ ''Moulin'' (wind - mill)/ P-321 '60/ To my friend Bal/ Best Wishes for 1961/ RAZA/ Paris - 7th Feb 1961' (on the reverse)
1960
Oil on canvas
28 x 19 in (71 x 48 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly in the Collection of Bal Chhabda
Thence by descent
Acquired from the above by the present owner

PUBLISHED
50 Years of Bal Chhabda: Paintings in New York, New York: Tamarind Art Gallery, 2006, p. 22 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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