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Tyeb Mehta
Untitled


An associate of the Bombay based Progressive Artists' Group, Tyeb Mehta's career spanned several decades, styles and media. Born in Gujarat in 1925, Mehta'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 communal rioting during the partition of the Indian subcontinent drastically circumscribed his activities, he turned to painting, enrolling at the Sir J.J....



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  Lot 11 of 70  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2011
21-22 SEPTEMBER 2011

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Winning Bid
$1,565,000
Rs 7,19,90,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Untitled
Signed and dated in English (verso)
1981
Oil on canvas
59 x 47 in (149.9 x 119.4 cm)


PROVENANCE:
Originally acquired from Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
Private Collection, The Netherlands
Private Collection, USA

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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