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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Untitled (possibly 'Vetriccia')



S H Raza’s earliest encounters with European art began in the 1950s after the artist moved to France to study painting at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. This was a period of exploration for Raza, who travelled across France, as well as to Italy and Spain. “Landscapes, people — other artists thrilled him as much as the works of art of many ages and nations that he met face to face for the first time.” (Rudy von Leyden, Raza, Bombay:...



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  Lot 51 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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$96,000
Rs 72,00,000

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S H Raza
Untitled (possibly 'Vetriccia')

Signed and dated 'RAZA '58' (upper right), inscribed 'INDE' and bearing a label printed with the text 'XXIX. Biennale Internazionale d'Arte/ di Venezia - 1958/ 147' (on the reverse)
1958
Oil on canvas
15 x 18 in (38 x 46 cm)

PROVENANCE
Enchères Maisons-Laffitte, Paris,
8 March 2014, lot 72
Private Collection, Australia

EXHIBITED
XXIX Venice Biennale, Venice, 14 June - 19 October 1958

This work will be included in a revised edition of S H Raza: Catalogue Raisonné, 1958 - 1971 (Volume I) by Anne Macklin on behalf of The Raza Foundation, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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