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Ganesh Pyne
(1937 - 2013)

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 85 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
Rs 6,72,000
$11,200

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Ganesh Pyne
Untitled

Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
1987
Pen and ink on paper pasted on board
9 x 9.5 in (22.9 x 24.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
From an Important Private Collection, Kolkata

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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