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S H Raza
La Provence Noire


Following his exposure to the New York school of painters and to Abstract Expressionism on a visit to the United States in the early 1960s, S.H. Raza found himself turning away from mimetic representation to describe the more intangible aspects of a landscape on his canvases. Thus, in the mid 1960s and early 1970s, exploiting the fluidity and freedom of acrylic, Raza deftly manipulated colour and light to focus on the emotion a scene evoked...



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  Lot 41 of 90  

SUMMER AUCTION 2010
16-17 JUNE 2010

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Winning Bid
$746,111
Rs 3,35,75,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
La Provence Noire
Signed and dated in English (lower right and verso)
1965
Acrylic on canvas
79.5 x 72 in (201.9 x 182.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Gallery Lara Vincy, Paris

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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