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Jangarh Singh Shyam
Khurahi Dev - The God Khurahi (Gond Art)


Jangarh Singh Shyam is synonymous with the Gond art form, so much so that Udayan Vajpeyi, in his essay, "From Music to Painting," proposes that the art be called Jangarh kalam, or Jangarh style. (Sathyapal ed., Native Art of India, Thrissur: Kerala Lalithakala Akademi, 2011, p. 33) Hailing from the Gond tribe in Madhya Pradesh, Shyam lived in the jungles of Mandla until a chance encounter with the modern Indian artist Jagdish...



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  Lot 71 of 100  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JULY 2021

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$6,600
Rs 4,85,100

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jangarh Singh Shyam
Khurahi Dev - The God Khurahi (Gond Art)
Signed in Devnagari (lower right), inscribed in Devnagari and dated '1990' (lower left)
1990
Ink on paper pasted on mount board
13.75 x 10.75 in (35 x 27.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
The Crites Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Aurogeeta Das, Jangarh Singh Shyam: The Enchanted Forest | Paintings and Drawings from the Crites Collection, New Delhi: Roli Books, 2017, pp. 48, 163 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Folk and Tribal


 









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