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Jagdish Swaminathan
(1928 - 1994)

Untitled



“The mind moves through the object to the idea, and through the idea to the object. Thus, the work becomes concrete and abstract at the same time.” - JAGDISH SWAMINATHAN

The present lot belongs to Jagdish Swaminathan’s celebrated ‘Bird, Mountain, Tree’ series which he began working on in the late 1960s. Spanning over two decades, paintings from this series feature the three symbolic objects in various permutations, colours and...



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  Lot 82 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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$88,000
Rs 66,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled

Signed and dated in Devnagari (on the reverse)
1982
Oil on canvas
31.75 x 41.5 in (80.7 x 105.7 cm)

The work includes a Certificate of Authenticity from the J Swaminathan Foundation, signed by the artist's son S Kalidas

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist, circa 1980s
Thence by descent
Private Collection, New York
Saffronart, Mumbai, 17 September 2020, lot 42
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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