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Ganesh Pyne
The Pillar


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 99 of 140  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
24-25 SEPTEMBER 2013

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$42,000
Rs 25,62,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
The Pillar
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
2008
Tempera on canvas
17.5 x 19.5 in (44.4 x 49.5 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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