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Jagdish Swaminathan
(1928 - 1994)

Untitled



“The mind moves through the object to the idea, and through the idea to the object. Thus, the work becomes concrete and abstract at the same time.” - JAGDISH SWAMINATHAN

Jagdish Swaminathan's art was informed by his profound interest in the folk and tribal art of Central India. Born in Simla in 1928, it was not until the 1950s that Swaminathan began to paint full-time. At this time, he questioned, and rejected, the notion that...



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  Lot 55 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
17 SEPTEMBER 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 3,60,00,000
$452,830

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled

1993
Oil on canvas
50 x 69 in (126.7 x 175 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Gallery Espace, New Delhi
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Transits of a Wholetimer - J Swaminathan: 1950-1969, New Delhi: Gallery Espace, 8 September - 31 October 2012

PUBLISHED
S Kalidas, Transits of a Wholetimer - J Swaminathan: 1950-1969, New Delhi: Gallery Espace, 2012, p. 145 (illustrated)
Kishore Singh ed., Iconic: Masterpieces of Indian Modern Art (Volume II), New Delhi: DAG, 2019, p. 644 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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