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Tyeb Mehta
(1925 - 2009)

Untitled (Bull on Rickshaw)



“An artist comes to terms with certain images. He arrives at certain conventions by a process of reduction.” - TYEB MEHTA

The six decades of Mehta’s artistic career can be traced through the presence of an evolving central figure that is often distorted, caught in free fall, a flurry of body parts without a clear shape. Though his style underwent significant development over the years from the expressionism of the late 1950s and...



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  Lot 46 of 55  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION: MODERN INDIAN ART
6 APRIL 2022

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$5,596,000
Rs 41,97,00,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled (Bull on Rickshaw)

Signed and dated 'Tyeb 99' (on the reverse)
1999
Acrylic on canvas
69 x 59.25 in (175.3 x 150.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Glenbarra Art Museum, Himeji, Japan
Christie's, Mumbai, 11 December 2014, lot 12
Property from an Important Private Collection, New York

EXHIBITED
Pioneers of Indian Modernism, Dubai: Sovereign Art Gallery, 29 May - 30 June 2013

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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