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Jivya Soma Mashe
(1934 - 2018)

Untitled (Seated Gods at Sunrise) (Warli)

One of the most widely recognised names in the tradition of the Warli style, Jivya Soma Mashe was born in Maharashtra, India. He was the first to step beyond the borders of practising Warli as an art form restricted to rituals. Mashe painted on a regular basis, tracing his motifs on canvas. He gained fame first within his own community, and was later discovered by Bhaskar Kulkarni, a Mumbai based artist. Kulkarni mentored Mashe and convinced...

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  Lot 181 of 202  

13-14 DECEMBER 2023


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Jivya Soma Mashe
Untitled (Seated Gods at Sunrise) (Warli)

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

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

This work will be shipped unframed

Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, USA

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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