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Tyeb Mehta
Head


Born in Kapadvanj, a town in Gujarat in 1925, Tyeb Mehta believed, "In art you have to go on for a long time before you can say 'I have done something.'" Initially a film editor, his interest in painting led him to the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai from where he graduated in 1952. Between 1959 and 1964 he lived and worked in London. He also visited the US on a Rockefeller Fund Scholarship in 1968.

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  Lot 67 of 120  

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

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$8,497
Rs 6,28,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Head
Signed, dated and inscribed 'Tyeb 57/ Head' (lower right) and further inscribed '1/35' (lower left)
Lithograph on paper
Print size: 15.25 x 11 in (38.9 x 28.1 cm)
Sheet size: 17.5 x 17.25 in (44.5 x 43.5 cm)

First from a limited edition of thirty-five

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 18-19 May 2011, lot 38
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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