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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 82 of 86  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
$13,913
Rs 9,60,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
1999
Dry pastel on paper pasted on mount board
12.75 x 10.25 in (32.5 x 26 cm)

EXHIBITED
Ganesh Pyne, New Delhi: Akar Prakar, 28 August - 6 October 2014

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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