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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Sourya



“I have no apology for my repetition of the form of the bindu. With repetition you gain energy and intensity - as is gained through the japmala, or the repetition of a word or a syllable until you achieve a state of elevated consciousness.” – S H RAZA

S H Raza’s art underwent a transformation in the late 1970s when he began to explore the potential of geometric forms. Stripped of narrative elements, these forms “are pared down to...



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  Lot 54 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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$198,000
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S H Raza
Sourya

Signed thrice, dated twice, inscribed 'RAZA/ 1980/ "Sourya"/ Affectueusemet a/ Mia et Nils Pettes -/ RAZA, GORBIO, le 16 juin 1980/ RAZA', and titled in Devnagari (on the reverse)
1980
Acrylic on canvas
19.75 x 59 in (50 x 150 cm)

(Triptych)

PROVENANCE
The Collection of Mia and Nils Pettes, Norway
Christie's, New York, 20 September 2006, lot 78
From a Private International Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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