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Jehangir Sabavala
Of Cliff and Fall III


Born in 1922, Jehangir Sabavala studied art in Bombay, London, and Paris. Practicing in the modernist mode, the artist's infinite, tranquil land and seascapes, painstakingly constructed of precise wedges of colour, are not intended to convey the physical attributes of a place, but rather to communicate its intangible character.

The present lot, reminiscent of the Deccan landscape during and after the monsoons, is a study in...



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  Lot 10 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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$144,000
Rs 80,64,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Of Cliff and Fall III
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1978
Oil on canvas
55 x 33.5 in (139.7 x 85.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, United Kingdom

EXHIBITED:
Gallery Art Heritage, Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, 1979
Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1980

PUBLISHED:
"From an Artist's Notebook", Jehangir Sabavala, For You: The Magazine with a Mind, November 1979
Catalog 1979-80, Art Heritage, New Delhi, 1980
"The Painterly Search of Jehangir Sabavala", Priya Devi, Design, January-March, 1980
Jehangir Sabavala, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 1984
Season 1987-88, Art Heritage, New Delhi, 1988
Pilgrim, Exile, Sorcerer: The Painterly Evolution of Jehangir Sabavala, Ranjit Hoskote, Eminence Designs Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1998

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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