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Jehangir Sabavala
Still Life with Apples


"My art [is] a mixture of academic, impressionist and cubist texture, form and colour... And with each step I have evolved a new experience. But if I look back, I find I have carried all the elements forward." - JEHANGIR SABAVALA

Lots 8 and 9 are rare early works by Jehangir Sabavala, likely painted when he was studying at the Acadmie Andr Lhote in Paris. Having spent over ten years as a student at art schools in Europe and...



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  Lot 8 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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Winning Bid
$252,000
Rs 1,81,44,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Still Life with Apples
Signed 'Sabavala' (lower left)
1949
Oil on canvas
23.75 x 32 in (60.6 x 81.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist by Ms. Perin Dalal
Thence by descent
Distinguished Parsi Family Collection, Mumbai
Christie's, London, 25 May 2017, lot 42

EXHIBITED
Jehangir Sabavala, Bombay: Taj Mahal Hotel, 1951

PUBLISHED
Ranjit Hoskote ed., Pilgrim, Exile, Sorcerer: The Painterly Evolution of Jehangir Sabavala, Mumbai: Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., 1998, p. 158 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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