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Tyeb Mehta
Untitled (Kali)


An associate of the Bombay-based Progressive Artists' Group, Tyeb Mehta's career spanned several decades, styles, and media. Born in Gujarat in 1925, the artist's first forays into the world of art were as a budding cinematographer in the wake of the Second World War. Later, in part because the religious rioting during the Partition of India drastically circumscribed his activities, Mehta turned to painting, enrolling at the Sir J.J. School of...



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  Lot 29 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

Estimate



Winning Bid
$1,317,161
Rs 5,72,96,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled (Kali)
Signed and dated in English (verso)
1998
Acrylic on canvas
30 x 24 in (76.2 x 61 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From a Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED:
Tyeb Mehta: Ideas, Images, Exchanges, Ranjit Hoskote, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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