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Jagdish Swaminathan was born in Simla in 1928. His education in art consisted of short spells at the Delhi Polytechnic and later, in Poland. It was only in the late 50's that he started devoting his time completely to art. He was a member of the Communist Party of India in the mid-50's and worked as a journalist and art critic for the Left magazines. Swaminathan founded the "Group 1890" in August 1962. This group put up their only show in 1963....



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  Lot 34 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

Estimate



Winning Bid
$9,914
Rs 4,31,250

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled
Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right)
1984
Coloured Ink on paper
13 x 21 in (33 x 53.3 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
From Miniature to Modern,Traditions in Transition: Indian Works on Paper, Rob Dean Art, London; EW Art Gallery, Pasadena, 2010

EXHIBITED:
Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1984

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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