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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

Woman Sowing



Ganesh Pyne's work is rooted in his childhood experiences. He grew up devouring fairy tales and folklore of "gods and goddesses, kings and heroes and strange ghosts" narrated by his grandmother. (Ella Datta, Ganesh Pyne: His Life and Times, Calcutta: Centre of International Modern Art, 1998, p. 22) These stories fed his imagination as a child and had a hold on his inner world well into adulthood. Their memories often manifest in his...



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  Lot 28 of 40  

MODERN INDIAN ART
13 OCTOBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,04,00,000
$275,676

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Woman Sowing

Signed in Bengali (lower left)
Circa 1970s
Tempera on canvas pasted on paper
21.25 x 25.5 in (54 x 64.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Galerie 88, Kolkata
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Property from a Private Collection, Chennai

EXHIBITED
Ganesh Pyne: From The Shadows, New Delhi: Akar Prakar, 2 August - 14 September 2020

PUBLISHED
Ranjit Hoskote, Ganesh Pyne: A Pilgrim in the Dominion of Shadows, Kolkata: Galerie 88, 2005, p. 37 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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