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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...



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  Lot 12 of 65  

THE ART OF INDIA AUCTION
18-19 MAY 2022

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Winning Bid
$4,668
Rs 3,54,768

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (centre)
Graphite, pen and ink on graph paper
9 x 7 in (22.9 x 17.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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