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Ganesh Pyne
The Face


Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...



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  Lot 98 of 187  

AUCTION 2002 (DECEMBER)
1-4 DECEMBER 2002

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
The Face
Signed in Bengali (Lower left)
2002
Mixed media on paper
11 x 9.25 in (27.9 x 23.5 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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