BROWSE THIS AUCTION



Lot 126
 
Quick Zoom
Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

Untitled



Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...



Read More
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 126 of 160  

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

Estimate



Winning Bid
$2,768
Rs 2,07,600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled

Dated and inscribed in Bengali (upper right); inscribed and signed in Bengali (on the reverse)
1984
Mixed media on paper
4.25 x 3.25 in (11 x 8.5 cm)

The work is followed by a letter written by the artist in Bengali which is visible on the lower front and reverse

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 22 6855 4100 (Mumbai); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 95555 84229 (New Delhi)