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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

Untitled



An accomplished draughtsman and painter, Ganesh Pyne's artistic vocabulary has both "…self-assurance and yet also the tantalising quality of code. The viewer must read and re-read it as he goes along, guessing at meanings, putting the discrete parts of the puzzle together. Yet this is never mechanical activity: to participate in the experience of a Pyne painting is to complete its significance in one's mind, where it explodes like a conceptual...



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  Lot 36 of 70  

SUMMER ART AUCTION 2012
19-20 JUNE 2012

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Winning Bid
$72,667
Rs 39,24,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled

Signed in Bengali (lower left and verso) and dated in English (verso)
1980
Tempera on canvas pasted on board
18.5 x 21.5 in (47 x 54.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Galerie 88, Kolkata
Acquired from the above by the present owner

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Ganesh Pyne: A Pilgrim in the Dominion of Shadows, Ranjit Hoskote, Galerie 88, Kolkata, at the Museum Gallery, Mumbai, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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