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Zarina Hashmi
(1937 - 2020)

The House at Aligarh

An early portfolio of seven prints by Zarina Hashmi, the present lot explores the artist’s deeply personal memories of the family house in Aligarh, India where she was born and spent her formative years. Here, “…each of the seven etched pages references a family member and a memory evoked of the simple events of day-to-day life in that house. It starts ‘At night I go to the House at Aligarh’, which is imaged with many rooms around a courtyard;...

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  Lot 62 of 120  

16-17 MARCH 2011


Winning Bid
Rs 4,60,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


Zarina Hashmi
The House at Aligarh

Signed and dated in English (verso)
Etching on paper
8.5 x 7.5 in (each)
21.6 x 19.1 cm (each)

(Set of seven)

Third from a limited edition of sixteen

Title: The House at Aligarh
a) At night I go to the House at Aligarh
b) Ami waits for the motia blossom
c) Saeeda brings her children
d) Aslam tells a story
e) Rani asks me to sing a song
f) Abba comes in to look at us
g) At night we all come to the House at Aligarh

Zarina: Weaving Memory, 1990-2006; Bodhi Art, Mumbai, 2007

Category: Print Making
Style: Abstract


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