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S H Raza
Untitled (Srinagar)


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 8 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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

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ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Untitled (Srinagar)
Signed and dated 'S.H.RAZA/ 48' (lower left)
1948
Watercolour and gouache on paper pasted on mount board
20.75 x 19 in (53 x 48 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Mumbai
Thence by descent
Acquired from above
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Bombay Progressive Artists Group Exhibition, Bombay: Bombay Art Society, 1948

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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