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Jehangir Sabavala
The Waterpump, Jaipur


On his return to India in 1951, Jehangir Sabavala found that he not only had to reconcile the "contrary demands of the Impressionist and Cubist traditions" which he imbibed during his years as a student at the Academie Julian and Academie André Lhote in Paris, but also the realities of India's landscape and people with these demands. As Ranjit Hoskote explains, "Sabavala employed the 1950s in testing his Cubist education against the patterns of...



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  Lot 58 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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$114,000
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ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
The Waterpump, Jaipur
Signed in English (lower left)
1956
Oil on canvas
23 x 31 in (58.4 x 78.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Formerly in the collection of Sir Kenneth Wills, Adelaide, who acquired the painting in Bombay, c. 1960s
Private United Kingdom Collection

EXHIBITED:
Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1958

PUBLISHED:
The Illustrated Weekly of India, 17 November 1957
"Contemporary Indian Artists - 17", Design, December 1958

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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