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Jangarh Singh Shyam
(1962 - 2001)

Mashwasi Dev (The God Mashwasi) (Gond Art)



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 76 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 11,08,800
$14,400

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jangarh Singh Shyam
Mashwasi Dev (The God Mashwasi) (Gond Art)

Signed in Devnagari (lower right), titled in Devnagari and dated '1988' (lower left)
1988
Poster colour on paper pasted on mount board
19 x 13.75 in (48.5 x 34.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Jangarh Singh Shyam: The Enchanted Forest, New Delhi: Bikaner House, 14 - 24 October 2017

PUBLISHED
Aurogeeta Das, Jangarh Singh Shyam: The Enchanted Forest, Paintings and Drawings from the Crites Collection, New Delhi: Roli Books, 2017, p. 154 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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