Two Faces
Lot  2
V S Gaitonde
Two Faces

Painted in 1957, a time when Gaitonde was turning away from his early stylized figuration towards a non-representative idiom, this canvas reveals the negotiations the artist made between the figurative and the abstract during this transitional period. Titled ‘Two Faces’, the painting portrays a silent but powerful exchange between two angular, almost animalistic beings. Devoid of any recognisable feat

Read more
Artist profile
Other works of artist


  • V S Gaitonde
  • Two Faces
  • Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower right)
  • Oil on canvas
  • 1957
  • 26 x 20 in (66 x 50.8 cm)
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Figurative

  •    Share
    India Ink, Martha McKee Keehn, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2000

    From a Private Collection, New Delhi