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S H Raza
Haut De Cagnes


JEAN BHOWNAGARY AND RAZA


Jehangir Shapurji (Jean) Bhownagary, (1921-2004) was born to a Parsi father and French mother and was educated between Mumbai and Paris, finally returning to Mumbai to work in 1939 as a journalist with Reuters. Jean wrote scripts for documentaries, cartoon strips and co-authored Gujarati comedies with Adi Marzban. He was also a magician, a member of Toc H Concert party along with Mehli Mehta, a...



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  Lot 13 of 77  

LIVE AUCTION MODERN EVENING SALE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

Estimate
Rs 3,00,00,000 - 5,00,00,000
$491,805 - 819,675


Winning Bid
Rs 5,75,00,000
$942,623

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

S H Raza
Haut De Cagnes
Signed and dated in English (lower left and verso)
1951
Gouache on paper
27 x 28.5 in (68.6 x 72.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Jean and Freny Bhownagary, Paris
Private collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED:
Raza, ed. Rudolf von Leyden, Vakil and Sons, Sadanga Series, Bombay, 1959
Raza, ed. Rudolf von Leyden, Vakil and Sons Limited, Bombay, 1979
Raza, eds. Jacques Lassaigne, Rudolf von Leyden, Mrinal Pande, Ashok Vajpeyi, Pierre Gaudibert, Chemould Publications and Arts, Bombay, 1985
The Living Tradition: Perspectives on Modern Indian Art, ed. K.G.Subramanyan, Seagull Books, Calcutta, 1987
Bindu: Space and Time in Raza’s Vision, ed. Geeti Sen, Media Transasia Ltd, New Delhi, 1997
The Making of Modern Indian Art: The Progressives, ed. Yashodhara Dalmia, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2001
Raza, eds. Ashok Vajpeyi, Ravi Kumar Publishers, Paris, and Bookwise (India) Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, 2002
Raza: An Introduction to his Painting, ed: Michel Imbert, Rainbow Publishers, New Delhi, 2003
S.H. Raza, Saffronart and Berkeley Square Gallery, London and New York, 2005
Raza, ed: Alain Bonfand, Editions de la Difference, Paris, 2008
Punaragaman, Vadehra Art Gallery and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 2011
Vistar: S H Raza, eds: Ranjit Hoskote, Ashok Vajpeyi, Yashodhara Dalmia, Avni Doshi, Afterimage Publishing, 2012

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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