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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

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 118 of 140  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
24-25 SEPTEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$21,816
Rs 13,30,776

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
2003
Dry pastel, watercolour & ink on paper
21 x 19 in (53.3 x 48.3 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Transition, Gallerie 88 at UBS AG, London, 2003

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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