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Ganesh Pyne
Untitled


Ganesh Pyne is obsessed with death. He can't forget his first brush with death, in the summer of 1946, when communal riots had rocked Kolkata. His family was forced out of their crumbling mansion. As he roamed around the city, he stumbled upon a pile of dead bodies. On the top was the body of a stark naked old woman, with wounds on her breast. No wonder then his paintings rarely has light backgrounds, and blue and black happens to be his...



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  Lot 60 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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Winning Bid
$5,964
Rs 3,33,984

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
1988
Gouache on paper
6 x 4.5 in (15.2 x 11.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From an Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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