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S H Raza
(1922 - 2016)

Oasis



Born in the village of Barbaria in rural Madhya Pradesh in 1922, Raza has always incorporated his experiences of natural phenomena and his interpretation of nature and the forces it exerts in his work. However, it was only when he came face to face with the work of artists like Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko over the course of a short teaching stint at the University of California at Berkeley in 1962, that Raza realized how well the impulsive...



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  Lot 23 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2010
8-9 DECEMBER 2010

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Winning Bid
$303,416
Rs 1,30,46,888

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Oasis

Signed and dated in English (lower left and verso)
1975
Acrylic on canvas
39 x 39 in (99.1 x 99.1 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Raza, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, 1976

PUBLISHED:
Raza, Chemould Publications and Arts, Mumbai, 1985
A Life in Art: S.H. Raza, Ashok Vajpeyi, Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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