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Tyeb Mehta
Kultura


Produced in the late 1950s by Shilalekh, a short-lived artists' collective based in Bombay, this important group of lithographs represents a critical moment in the art history of post-independence India. Inspired by Raja Ravi Varma, who set up a printing press at the turn of the century to distribute his images beyond the circles of wealthy patrons who could afford his paintings, Gaitonde, Ram Kumar and Tyeb Mehta joined forces with M.F. Husain...



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  Lot 78 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$8,200
Rs 4,92,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Tyeb Mehta
Kultura
Signed and dated in English (lower right), dated in English (lower left) and signed in English (verso)
1958
Lithograph on paper
16 x 22.5 in (40.6 x 57.2 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Shilalekh, Mumbai, 1958 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
The TIFR Collection, Mortimer Chatterjee and Tara Lal, Marg, Mumbai, 2010 (another from the edition)

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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