BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 79
 
Quick Zoom
George Keyt
Untitled


George Keyt, one of the foremost modernists from Sri Lanka, was known for his distinct artistic idiom and knowledge of Indian and Buddhist mythology, South Asian art practices, and Western art movements including Cubism. In his work, he strove for a unique vocabulary that highlighted his own preoccupations. "The lyric painting of George Keyt is sensuous Indian poetry brought to canvas... Keyt takes as his primary theme woman as the focus of...



Read More
Artist Profile
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 79 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

Estimate



Winning Bid
$21,060
Rs 15,37,380

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

George Keyt
Untitled
Signed and dated 'G Keyt/ 72' (upper right)
1972
Oil on canvas
25.5 x 26.5 in (64.9 x 67.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sotheby's, London, 14 July 2005, lot 13
Saffronart, Mumbai, 12 February 2015, lot 41

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 78382 91339 (Mumbai); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 95555 84229 (New Delhi)