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Satish Gujral
(1925 - 2020)

Untitled



Material is the language of the idea. If you change the idea, the idea will find its own material." - SATISH GUJRAL

Satish Gujral began to experiment with burnt wood after seeing the sculptural possibilities and rich tones of a burning log. Often abstract representations of deities, these works accentuate the deep black of the charred wood by contrasting it with shades of red, brown and gold. Through their textured, contoured...



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  Lot 23 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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Winning Bid
$41,667
Rs 30,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Satish Gujral
Untitled

Signed in Devnagari (lower left)
Burnt wood, leather, cowrie shell and ceramic beads
Height: 50 in (127.5 cm)
Width: 40 in (102 cm)
Depth: 6.75 in (17 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist, circa 1990s
Private International Collection
Acquired from the above

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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