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Jagdish Swaminathan
(1928 - 1994)

Untitled



This present lot, likely executed in the mid 1950s or early 1960s, just after Jagdish Swaminathan had decided to end his career as a political radical and become a full-time artist, represents the earliest phase of his celebrated body of work. It was during this period that the artist first turned to the symbology of ancient cave paintings and indigenous Indian art forms in an attempt to create a new language for modern Indian art, a quest that...



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  Lot 35 of 75  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
19-20 SEPTEMBER 2012

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Jagdish Swaminathan
Untitled

Signed in English (verso)
Oil on canvas
23.5 x 29.5 in (59.7 x 74.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From a New York Private Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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