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Jivya Soma Mashe
(1934 - 2018)

Untitled (Sweet Celebration) (Warli Painting)



Jivya Soma Mashe is one of the most well-known practitioners of Warli art, "who has been able to make a break with his tradition and yet carry it forward." (Yashodhara Dalmia, The Painted World of the Warlis: Art and Ritual of the Warli Tribes of Maharashtra, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Academy, p. 221)

Warli art comes from the tribes of the Thane district of Maharashtra, which lies along the foothills of the Sahyadri mountains. The...



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  Lot 92 of 120  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
13-14 OCTOBER 2021

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Jivya Soma Mashe
Untitled (Sweet Celebration) (Warli Painting)

Signed in Devnagari (lower right)
Geru and acrylic on raw canvas
33.5 x 33 in (85.1 x 83.8 cm)

Proceeds to support The PRASAD Project: COVID-19 Relief & Recovery in the Tansa Valley in India.

This work will be shipped in a roll

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, USA

EXHIBITED
Birth of the Painted World, Pennsylvania: Kauffman Gallery at Shippensburg University, 2006
Birth of the Painted World, Pennsylvania: Robeson Gallery at Pennsylvania State University, 2015

Category: Painting
Style: Folk and Tribal


 









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