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Jehangir Sabavala
(1922 - 2011)

A Blue Lake, A Leafless Tree



“My art [is] a mixture of academic, impressionist and cubist texture, form and colour... And with each step I have evolved a new experience. But if I look back, I find I have carried all the elements forward.” - JEHANGIR SABAVALA

Jehangir Sabavala faced a conundrum upon his return to India in 1951, after completing his education in London and Paris. He found that he not only had to reconcile the “contrary demands of the...



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  Lot 48 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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$336,000
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Jehangir Sabavala
A Blue Lake, A Leafless Tree

Signed 'Sabavala' (lower right) and inscribed '"A BLUE LAKE, A LEAFLESS TREE."/ (BUNDI)/ BY JEHANGIR SABAVALA.' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
23.5 x 33.75 in (59.7 x 85.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of Sir Kenneth Wills
Private Collection, Australia
Bonham's, London, 23 April 2013, lot 410
Property from an Important Private Collection, London

PUBLISHED
Ranjit Hoskote, The Crucible of Painting: The Art of Jehangir Sabavala, Mumbai: Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., 2005, p. 77 (illustrated, preliminary sketch)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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