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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

Before the Lamp



An accomplished draughtsman and painter, Ganesh Pyne’s artistic vocabulary has both “…self-assurance and yet also the tantalising quality of code. The viewer must read and re-read it as he goes along, guessing at meanings, putting the discrete parts of the puzzle together. Yet this is never mechanical activity: to participate in the experience of a Pyne painting is to complete its significance in one’s mind, where it explodes like a conceptual...



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  Lot 32 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2010
8-9 DECEMBER 2010

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Winning Bid
$47,748
Rs 20,53,164

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Before the Lamp

Signed and dated in Bengali (center left)
2005
Tempera on canvas
21 x 22.5 in (53.3 x 57.2 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
An Enchanted Space: The Private World of Ganesh Pyne, Sovon Som, Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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