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Tyeb Mehta
Head


Born in Kapadvanj, a town in Gujarat in 1925, Tyeb Mehta believed, "In art you have to go on for a long time before you can say 'I have done something.'" Initially a film editor, his interest in painting led him to the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai from where he graduated in 1952. Between 1959 and 1964 he lived and worked in London. He also visited the US on a Rockefeller Fund Scholarship in 1968.

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  Lot 38 of 70  

EDITIONS 24-HOUR AUCTION
18-19 MAY 2011

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Winning Bid
$14,369
Rs 6,25,062

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Head
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1957
Lithograph on paper
18 x 17.5 in (45.7 x 44.4 cm)

First from a limited edition of thirty five

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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