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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Amar Jiva

“It’s strange that I needed forty years to understand my passion and love for nature, and to transpose this on to canvas. I’m glad that I took all this time, because it was not a gift to me by someone - a teacher, a book, or something else; it was the conclusion of a lifelong experience!” — S H RAZA

S H Raza’s oeuvre is a testament to his deep connection with nature, from his expressionist watercolour landscapes and Cubist...

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  Lot 43 of 102  

14-15 DECEMBER 2022


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S H Raza
Amar Jiva

Titled in Devnagari (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'Raza/ "Amar Jiva"/ 2001' and titled in Devnagari (on the reverse)
Acrylic on canvas
39.5 x 78.5 in (100.3 x 199.4 cm)

Saffronart, 6-7 June 2007, lot 71
Property from an Important Corporate Collection, UK

Modern Indian Art: 12 Contemporary Painters, presented by Saffronart and Pundole Art Gallery at New York: Metropolitan Pavilion, 12 - 16 May 2001
Raza: A Retrospective, presented by Saffronart in association with Berkeley Square Gallery at New York: Saffronart, 21 September - 31 October 2007

Modern Indian Art: 12 Contemporary Painters, Mumbai: Saffronart and Pundole Art Gallery, 2001 (illustrated)
Ashok Vajpeyi, Raza: Text-Interview-Poetry, Paris: Ravi Kumar Publisher and New Delhi: Bookwise Pvt. Ltd., 2002 (illustrated)
Raza: A Retrospective, New York: Saffronart, 2007, p. 111 (illustrated)
Alain Bonfand, Raza, Paris: Editions de La Différence, 2008, pp. 196-197 (illustrated)
Ranjit Hoskote, Ashok Vajpeyi, Yashodhara Dalmia, Avni Doshi, Vistaar: S H Raza, Mumbai: Afterimage Publishing, 2012, p. 12 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


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