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Vasudeo S Gaitonde was born in Maharashtra in 1924 and called his work "non-objective" and believed that "there is no such thing as abstract art." Gaitonde’s paintings, evocative of subliminal depths, are known for their spiritual quality and characteristic silence that is as meditative as it is eternal and momentous. The plain, large surfaces of layered paint possess an inherent quality of light.

Gaitonde was He received a Diploma...



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  Lot 72 of 126  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
$7,867
Rs 5,66,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

V S Gaitonde

a) Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (lower right) and inscribed '1/25' (lower left)
Serigraph on paper
Print size: 12.25 x 8.75 in (31 x 22.5 cm)
Sheet size: 15 x 11 in (38.2 x 28.2 cm)

First from a limited edition of twenty-five

b) Untitled
Signed in Devnagari (lower right) and inscribed '1/25' (lower left)
Serigraph on paper
Print size: 12 x 8.75 in (30.5 x 22.5 cm)
Sheet size: 15.25 x 11 in (38.5 x 28.2 cm)

First from a limited edition of twenty-five

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Works on Paper, Mumbai and Anaheim: Saffronart, 20 February - 15 March 2003
V S Gaitonde: Works from Private Collections, New Delhi: Saffronart, 21 January - 4 February 2011 (another from the edition)
The Printed Picture: Four Centuries of Indian Printmaking, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 13 October - 3 November 2012 (another from the edition)
V S Gaitonde: The Silent Observer, Mumbai: Jehangir Nicholson Gallery, 3 August - 3 November 2019 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Ella Datta, Changing Images: An Exhibition of 20th Century Indian Art, New Delhi: DAG, 2001, p. 93 (illustrated, another from the edition)
Kishore Singh, The Printed Picture: Four Centuries of Indian Printmaking, Volume II, New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery Pvt. Ltd., 2012, pp. 181-82 (illustrated, another from the edition)
a) V S Gaitonde: The Silent Observer, Mumbai: Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation (JNAF), p.29 (illustrated, another from the edition)
b) V S Gaitonde: The Silent Observer, Mumbai: Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation (JNAF), p.43 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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