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Ganesh Pyne
Hanuman


Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...



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  Lot 23 of 30  

SUMMER LIVE AUCTION
13 JULY 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Hanuman
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
1976
Coloured Ink on paper
4 x 3.25 in (10 x 8.5 cm)

This work is inscribed with a letter signed and dated 27 December 1976 by the artist on the reverse

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Germany

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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