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Lot 66
Jehangir Sabavala
On the Brink of the Forest


This canvas, from 1960, is based on Sabavala’s early memories India. These flowers, blooming at the base of some trees on a verdant slope, are perhaps part of Sabavala’s reminiscences of in Mahableshwar, a hillside retreat close to his home in the city of Mumbai where his family maintained a house. As Ranjit Hoskote puts it, “His celebration of the ecstasy and trauma of the natural world, which was to be evinced with increasing strength in his...



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  Lot 66 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
06-08 DECEMBER 2006

Estimate
$58,140 - 69,770
Rs 25,00,000 - 30,00,000


Winning Bid
$117,150
Rs 50,37,450

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Jehangir Sabavala
On the Brink of the Forest
Signed and dated in English (lower left)
1960
Oil on canvas pasted on board
35 x 23.5 in (88.9 x 59.7 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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