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Lot 179
Arpana Caur
(1954)

Time



`Time` is part of a series of works using the scissor, a motif that the artist has used for 13 years now. The woman embroidering is `Prakriti`, the tireless force of creation or procreation, which carries with it its opposite - the force of destruction, symbolized by the scissor that eventually cuts the thread of life. The border and skyline are from Pahari miniatures; the jagged edges of the paper symbolize the passing of Time. This work was...



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  Lot 179 of 223  

AUCTION 2002 (MAY)
13-16 MAY 2002

Estimate



Winning Bid
$3,600
Rs 1,72,800




ARTWORK DETAILS

Arpana Caur
Time

1994
Oil on canvas
67 x 53 in (170.2 x 134.6 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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