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Jagdish Swaminathan
(1928 - 1994)

Untitled



“All true art, and tribal art specifically, is visionary. It is through art that the tyranny of the senses is overcome and the terror of the unknown transcended.”
– JAGDISH SWAMINATHAN

From the beginning of his artistic career in the 1950s, Jagdish Swaminathan questioned and rejected the notion that Indian modernism developed from encounters with the West. His concern was the creation of a truly Indian modern art by turning...



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  Lot 34 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,40,00,000
$322,148

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled

Circa 1960s
Oil on canvas
52.25 x 69.25 in (132.7 x 175.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Gifted by the artist
Collection of Harmit Singh, renowned photographer and close friend of the artist
Acquired from the above
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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