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Jagdish Swaminathan
(1928 - 1994)

Untitled



In the manifesto he wrote for the short-lived artists’ collective, ‘Group 1890’, Jagdish Swaminathan called for a return to a representation of nature in its ‘virginal state’, a marked deviation from the romanticism of the Bengal School and the mannerism of the Paris School that he believed held sway over modern Indian painting at the time. As the artist elaborates, “…painting was never meant to ‘represent’ reality in the naturalistic...



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  Lot 14 of 90  

SUMMER AUCTION 2010
16-17 JUNE 2010

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Winning Bid
$104,788
Rs 47,15,460

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (verso)
1973
Oil on canvas
32.5 x 32 in (82.6 x 81.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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