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Jehangir Sabavala
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On his return to India in 1951, Jehangir Sabavala found that he not only had to reconcile the "contrary demands of the Impressionist and Cubist traditions" which he equally imbibed during his years as a student at the Academie Julian and Academie André Lhote in Paris, but also the realities of India's landscape and people with these demands. As Ranjit Hoskote explains, "Sabavala employed the 1950s in testing his Cubist education against the...



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  Lot 3 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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$201,250
Rs 87,54,375

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Jehangir Sabavala
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Signed in English (lower right)
1954
Oil on canvas
31.5 x 25.5 in (80 x 64.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
The Collection of Mr. Sam Lifton, USA
The William D. Montapert Collection, Northern California
Private Collection, Fort Bragg
Private Collection, London

EXHIBITED:
Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1955
Solo Exhibition, All-India Fine Arts Craft Society (AIFACS), New Delhi, 1956

PUBLISHED:
Pilgrim, Exile, Sorcerer: The Painterly Evolution of Jehangir Sabavala, Ranjit Hoskote, Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, 1998
The Crucible of Painting - The Art of Jehangir Sabavala, Ranjit Hoskote, Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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