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Jagdish Swaminathan
Bird, Tree+ Mountain series


"Commonly referred to as the Bird and Mountain series, the paintings are luminous and induce a meditative calm. They are suggestive, open to interpretation: as an expression of the self's unity with nature, they can be seen as a visual equivalent to the transcendental principle expounded in the Upanishads. They also approximate the numen, the basis of most primitive art. Formally, they relate to...the power of communion and an affinity with...



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  Lot 79 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$92,000
Rs 55,20,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jagdish Swaminathan
Bird, Tree+ Mountain series
c. 1978
Oil on canvas
48 x 42 in (121.9 x 106.7 cm)

PROVENANCE :
From a Distinguished Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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