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Jehangir Sabavala
(1922 - 2011)

The Abandoned Beach



Practicing in the modernist mode, Jehangir Sabavala has been carefully constructing tranquil and infinite land and seascapes out of precise wedges of colour for several decades now. It is his intention, in these paintings, not to convey the physical attributes of a place, but rather to communicate its intangible character through his muted palette and unique visual vocabulary. Reviewing an exhibition of his work, the art critic Edward Gage...



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  Lot 52 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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Winning Bid
Rs 63,71,552
$144,808

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
The Abandoned Beach

Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1975
Oil on canvas
32 x 53.5 in (81.3 x 135.9 cm)

PUBLISHED:
Sabavala: Pilgrim, Exile, Sorcerer, Ranjit Hoskote, Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., Bombay, 1998
The Reasoning Vision: Jehangir Sabavala`s Painterly Universe, Dilip Chitre, Tata McGraw-Hill, Delhi, 1980

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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