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Lot 26
Jehangir Sabavala
(1922 - 2011)

Silent Volcano



Painted from a sketch made during a visit to Java, `The Silent Volcano` (1999), with its violet- aquamarine mist and lake merging in softened planes, its interplay of mountain and cloud, hints at the menace of time as destroyer, nature in its dormant adversarial aspect. The image contrasts the serenity of this relic of fire with the explosive violence that gave it birth. (Ranjit Hoskote, `Occasions of Light: Recent paintings by Jehangir...



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  Lot 26 of 127  

AUCTION 2003 (MAY)
6-8 MAY 2003

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Winning Bid
$25,410
Rs 11,94,270

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
Silent Volcano

Signed and dated in English (lower left)
1999
Oil on canvas
36 x 60 in (91.4 x 152.4 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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