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Tyeb Mehta
(1925 - 2009)

Untitled



“In the early work, expression was all-important...I was painting from the gut.” - TYEB MEHTA

Tyeb Mehta’s work shows a deep preoccupation with the figure for the entirety of his artistic career. He “deliberately restricted his pictorial language to a small repertoire of figurative images and devices, which he has deployed and refined, calibrated to varying degrees of intensity or recast through mutation, through the years.”...



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  Lot 44 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled

1966
Oil on canvas
48.75 x 58 in (123.7 x 147.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

PUBLISHED
Ranjit Hoskote, Ramachandra Gandhi et al., Tyeb Mehta: Ideas Images Exchanges, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2005, p. 77 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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