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Ganesh Pyne
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 69 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 4,80,000
$7,869

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
a) Signed and dated in Bengali (lower left)
b) Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
a) 1995 b) 1983
a) Pen and ink with pastel on paper pasted on board
b) Pen and ink on paper
a) 10.5 x 8.5 in (26.6 x 21.5 cms)
b) 4.5 x 4.5 in (11.4 x 11.4 cms)

Set of two

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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