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Tyeb Mehta
Untitled


Witness to the horrors of World War Two and the Partition of India at the outset of his artistic career, the nature and pervasiveness of human violence had a profound and long lasting effect on Tyeb Mehta and his body of work. The artist first explored the 'falling figure' as a vehicle to convey these observations in his paintings and drawings on his return from England in the mid 1960s. In the late 1980s, following a residency at Santiniketan,...



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  Lot 45 of 99  

99 MODERN PAPERWORKS
20-21 JULY 2011

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$43,125
Rs 18,97,500

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (upper right)
1993
Crayon on paper
25 x 19.5 in (63.5 x 49.5 cm)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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