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Ketaki Sheth
a) Parsi Grandmother and Child Pray for the Sea
b) Family at Sundial Gate, Dongri



Ketaki Sheth began taking pictures of Bombay in the late 1980s, under the guidance of renowned photographer Raghubir Singh. Her fascination with the city of Bombay and its teeming masses extends beyond the three P’s most other photographers seem intrigued by; namely the poverty, the population and the pollution of the city.

“While Sheth’s portraiture of the labourer is animated by compassion, she avoids the great trap of...



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  Lot 87 of 100  

ABSOLUTE AUCTION FEBRUARY 2013
27-28 FEBRUARY 2013

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$937
Rs 48,720

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ketaki Sheth
a) Parsi Grandmother and Child Pray for the Sea
b) Family at Sundial Gate, Dongri

a) 2003 b) 1989
Silver gelatin prints on archival paper
Printed area size: 14.5 x 22 in (36.8 x 55.8 cm) each
Sheet size: 24 x 31 in (60.9 x 78.7 cm) each

(Set of two)

Category: Photography
Style: Figurative


 









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