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Tyeb Mehta
Rickshaw Puller


"An artist comes to terms with certain images. He arrives at certain conventions by a process of reduction."- TYEB MEHTA

Tyeb Mehta's art was focused on subjects that referred to the complexities and dilemmas of the human condition. From his iconic "falling figure" to the trussed bull, Mehta explored a concise repertoire of subjects through an artistic career marked by quiet intensity. Whether the figures were human, animal or...



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Tyeb Mehta
Rickshaw Puller
Signed and dated 'Tyeb/ 02' (on the reverse)
2002
Acrylic on canvas
59 x 35.5 in (149.9 x 90.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Amrita Jhaveri
Saffronart, 6-7 December 2006, lot 16
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Celebration of Colours, presented by Vadehra Art Gallery at Mumbai: Jehangir Art Gallery, 2002
Concept and Form, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2004

PUBLISHED
Concept and Form, New Delhi: Vadehra Art Gallery, 2004, p. 41 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 


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