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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

The Shadow



“The visual experience of my art is an extension of the colours and forms absorbed in childhood.” – GANESH PYNE

Ganesh Pyne’s immensely atmospheric paintings draw from his childhood, which he spent 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)...



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  Lot 56 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,08,00,000
$144,966

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
The Shadow

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
2004
Tempera on canvas pasted on mount board
21.75 x 22.75 in (55 x 57.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Sovan Som, An Enchanted Space: The Private World of Ganesh Pyne, Kolkata: Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), 2006, p. 53 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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