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Pilloo Pochkanawala
(1923 - 1986)

Untitled



One of India’s foremost women sculptors, Pilloo Pochkhanawala carved her own niche at a time when art was dominated by painting. Her works “manifest an already undertaken discourse that underlined gender consciousness. This involved experimenting with new materials and understanding the nature of the materials through the process.” (Pratapaditya Pal ed., Twentieth-Century Indian Sculpture: The Last Two Decades, Mumbai: Marg Publications,...



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  Lot 12 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 1,44,00,000
$192,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Pilloo Pochkanawala
Untitled

Wood
Height: 62 in (157.5 cm)
Width: 8.75 in (22.2 cm)
Depth: 4 in (10.2 cm)

This sculpture is mounted on a wooden base measuring 6 x 18 x 12 in (15.2 x 45.5 x 30.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property from the Collection of Jeroo Vakil Mango and the Late Naval Vakil

EXHIBITED
Painted Encounters - Parsi Traders and the Community & No Parsi is an Island, Mumbai: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), 26 December 2013 - 28 January 2014; New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), 19 March - 19 May 2016

PUBLISHED
Dr. Pheroza J Godrej, Firoza Punthakey Mistree, Ranjit Hoskote and Nancy Adajania, Painted Encounters - Parsi Traders and the Community & No Parsi is an Island, New Delhi: National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), p. 195 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Abstract


 









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