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Jivya Soma Mashe
(1934 - 2018)

Untitled (Hermit's Daughter) (Warli Painting)



In a country where art is typically approached with a pre-set notion of being obscure and remote, India’s indigenous arts and crafts remain veiled in mystery. Characterised by stylised figures, flat renderings, repetitive motifs, and themes immersed in ritual, religion, and festivity, they encapsulate and celebrate the traditions and way of living of India’s numerous communities. The most well-known of these arts include Warli, Gond, Saura,...



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  Lot 80 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jivya Soma Mashe
Untitled (Hermit's Daughter) (Warli Painting)

Signed in Devnagari (lower right)
Acrylic and cow dung on paper
23.25 x 35.75 in (59 x 91 cm)

This work will be shipped unframed, stretched

Proceeds to support The PRASAD Project: COVID-19 Relief & Recovery in the Tansa Valley in India.

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, USA

EXHIBITED
Birth of the Painted World, Pennsylvania: Kauffman Gallery at Shippensburg University, 2006
Birth of the Painted World, Pennsylvania: Robeson Gallery at Pennsylvania State University, 2015

Category: Painting
Style: Folk and Tribal


 









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