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George Keyt
(1901 - 1992)

Untitled



George Keyt was one of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated artists of the 20th century. Keyt was born in a family of Sinhalese-Dutch origin and was raised in a liberal, cultural environment. This perhaps helped him assimilate aspects of Buddhist literature and temple architecture, as well as Puranic narratives and Indian erotic iconography—an influence that would continue to reveal itself in his works. Over a span of six decades, his oeuvre underwent a...



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  Lot 51 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 24,00,000
$39,344

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

George Keyt
Untitled

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
1973
Oil on canvas
35 x 25 in (88.9 x 63.5 cm)

PROVENANCE:
An Important Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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